2 Dredge finds from the Elbe

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Net Sinker
Iron Axe
Iron Axe
Net Sinker
Iron Axe
Iron Axe

The river Elbe is probably the most important reason why Hamburg was founded in its current location. Archaeological finds keep emerging along its banks and during dredging works. They are sure signs of the utilisation of the Elbe as a route for transport and trade since the Middle Stone Age.

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Net Sinker

Age: Undated

Material: Stone

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Spoon

Age: Modern period

Material: Tin (?)

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Bottle

Age: 1600 - 1800 n. Chr. Modern period

Material: Ceramics

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Fragments

Age: Undated

Material: Antlers

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Rose axe

Age: 6500 - 800 v. Chr. Mesolithic period - Bronze Age

Material: Deer Antlers

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Double axe

Age: 3400 - 2800 v. Chr. Neolithic period

Material: Stone

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

T-axe

Age: 6500 - 2200 v. Chr. Mesolithic period - Neolithic period

Material: Deer Antlers

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Rose Axe

Age: 6500 - 800 v. Chr. Mesolithic period - Bronze Age

Material: Deer Antlers

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Shards of vessels and stove tiles

Age: Modern period

Material: Ceramics

Location: Elbe near Hamburg

Axe

Age: Neolithic period

Material: Stone

Location: Elbe near Hamburg