5,000-Year-Old Stone Map Found on Danish Island

An archaeological dig on the Danish island of Bornholm has turned up a small stone, in two pieces, with scratches in a criss-cross pattern that has led researchers to conclude it’s a 5,000-year-old map of the island. Copenhagen PostKristeligt Dagblad (in Danish), The Local. [Tony Campbell/WMS]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

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