Current Activities

Every year a number of archaeological experiments are carried out in Sagnlandet Lejre. We offer a research grant of DKK 150,000 (ca. 20,000 €) for carrying out practical, archaeological experiments. Portions of the grant are given to researchers and students on qualifiying application to Sagnlandet Lejre, Centre for Historical-Archaelogical Research and Communication.


A part of the grant is assigned to experiments working within a certain topic, which in 2009 was  War & conflict. The rest of the grant is available for experiments dealing with other topics and problems.


In 2009, the following experiments delt with the theme of the year "War and hunting":



Here it is a list of other experiments, which were sponsored in 2009:



Read about previous experiments (since 2002) carried out at Land of Legends Lejre.






For a number of years, Land of Legends has cooperated on a cross-disciplinary project which aims at creating better understanding of the good conditions for preservation found in some of the Bronze Age burial mounds, for example that of the Egtved Maiden.


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CTR is a research centre at the University of Copenhagen, which for the period of 2005-2010 will be working with textiles in history and archaeology.


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