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date: 21 August 2019

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This chapter examines archaeological evidence regarding Roman battlefields in Germany, with particular reference to two sites of military confrontation between the Roman Empire and Germanic alliances in the open field: Kalkriese and Harzhorn. It describes the topography of Kalkriese and Harzhorn and some of the archaeological finds at the sites, including coins and skeletal remains. It also considers the scholarly debate over the connection of short-term events in the open field to historical ones.

Keywords: battlefield archaeology, Kalkriese, battle of Teutoburg Forest, Harzhorn, excavation, military

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