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Over a short period of time at the end of the 1200s, 6-7000 animals were caught and butchered at Lake Finnsbergvann on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. After about 50 years, the hunting came to an abrupt end. What type of hunting was this, what was the final destination of the products, who organised it and how did if affect the reindeer population?
In the days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the University Museum of Bergen is open every day, from Tuesday 27.12 to and included Friday 30.12. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day the Museum is closed.
Ravaging winds have left traces behind at Milde over the last few days. Spruces have been knocked down and events have had to be cancelled.
The mistletoe is an exciting evergreen parasitic scrub associated with a lot of mysticism, traditions, and medicinal uses. Well hidden by the foliage of their host plants, four young mistletoe scrubs have been left alone for at least 6 years until they were discovered after the leaf fall this autumn.
The mistletoe is an exciting evergreen parasitic scrub associated with a lot of mysticism, traditions, and medicinal uses. Well hidden by the foliage of their host plants, four young mistletoe scrubs have been left alone for at least 6 years until they were discovered after the leaf fall this autumn.
New, smart mobile phones have now become extremely relevant as knowledge sources at the University Museum of Bergen. You can now get information about the objects and the topics in an exhibition direct to your mobile phone.