Ancient Monuments

Cairns, passage graves, long barrows and bronze-age mounds are all to be found on Møn, and there are "only" aprox. 173 preserved burial grounds to look at on this 217km² small island!
Busemarke Dysse, Møn, 2008
Busemarke Dysse, 2008

28 passage graves, 60 long barrows, 30 cairns and 200 Bronze Age mounds are all witnesses of a widely populated ancient Møn. Of the 28 passage graves only 5 are preserved today and many of the other ancient monuments have been destroyed due to farming, but still we have aprox.173 left to enjoy.

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Excavation at Mandemarke 1905

Excavation at Mandemarke at the beginning of the 20th century.
Picture taken from the book: "Af Møns Historie" by F.Bojsen from 1905. There is no referral to who took the picture, and if anyone object having the picture on this homepage, let me know and it will be removed.

The different kinds of ancient monuments found on Møn:


Long Barrows

Passage Graves

Cairn Chambers

Mounds

Menhirs