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holocene witnesses

What kind of artifacts from
the 20th century will archae-
ologists of ages to come unearth?

First published in:
‘Süddeutsche Zeitung
Magazin’ 15/2000
Props by: Astrid Bärndal
and Marc Steinmetz
Photos available through:
Marc Steinmetz

Amber inclusions. 4 cylin-
drical receptacles from
plastic-coated wire mesh
with polycarbonate lids
attached with loops of string. Used for votive offerings or
as burial objects (Bolland, ‘Holocene Witnesses’,
Vol. IV, p. 560).
Dated around 2000 AD.
Length of inclusions 72 mm,
Ø 13 mm.
Inv. Nr. C 5286.

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