In the Danish Bronze Age men's status was shown in their swords and women's in their elaborate belt buckles or belt ornaments. On the front the buckle was a disc, on the back a tin, called a hanging bowl. Over time they grew in size, as shown.
The woman from Borum Eshøj The skeletal remains of the buried woman tell us that she was between 50 and 60 years old when she died. The woman was relatively short and stocky; traces of muscles on her bones reveal that she did hard physical work.
The Avanton Gold Cone is a late Bronze Age artefact, belonging to the group of Golden Hats, only four of which are known so far. It was found in 1844 in a field near the village of Avanton, about 12 km north of Poitiers, France.