The Horg Village Museum

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The Horg Village Museum, 40 kilometers south of Trondheim. There are many old houses built for different purposes and now containing collections of old things. This picture is taken near the entrance and shows in particular a main farm building and a red cow and hay barn that doesn't look that old. Closest to the camera, under the small roof to the right, lies a slab of rock with a 2-3000 years old rock carving depicting a ship. Under the narrow turf roof is a 'model' of the 'ship' cut from one tree branch. Other rock carvings below.
2009-09-19)

Horg Museum: Summer farm

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Two of the houses on a lawn above the entrance used to stand on a summer farm in the highlands. A traditional fence made from spruce is seen here as throughout most of the museum outdoors. It should have been held together by thin and soft spruce branches, but quite a lot of work is saved by using steel wire instead.
(2009-09-19)

Horg: Rock carving

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These rock carvings are 2500-3000 years old. They depict two ships, both probably with a crew of eleven, and there is a simpler ship drawing on the left. Red crayon has been used to make the drawings more visible.
(2009-08-23)

This rock carving is one of 34 stops on a 5 kilometers "culture path", mainly through the woods. It's evidently designed with groups of school children in mind. Thus many of the stops are simply species of common trees, but there are also several remains of old human activities more or less forgotten.

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