Category Archives: Xanten

Xanten: Bronze Cauldron

“Bronze Cauldron” Xanten, Germany “AT THE STOVE Bronze cauldrons with iron rims were most often used for cooking. AM HERD Bronzekessel mit eisernem Rand wurden vorwiegend zum Kochen verwendet. Sie gelangten seit dem i Jahrhundert v. Chr. aus dem keltischen … Continue reading

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Xanten: Townscape – Ulpia Traiana

Ulpia Traiana Townscape Xanten, Germany “The Colonial Ulpia Traiana once contained numerous large buildings: temples, thermal baths, administrative and market buildings. Of most of these, only minor traces have remained preserved. After the end of the Roman rule, the ruins … Continue reading

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Nibelungenmuseum and the legend (Worms, Germany)

Nibelunglied: The Saga of the Nibelungs (“Song of the Nibelungs”) Is an epic poem done in Middle High German. The story tells of dragon-slayer Siegfried at the court of the Burgundians, how he was murdered, and of his wife Kriemhild’s … Continue reading

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The Key and Dragon (Worms, Germany)

The Sacred Key of Worms Worms comes from “Lindwurn” or “Dragon slain by Siegfried under the linden tree.””Yet more I know of Seigfried that well your your ear may hold. Beneath the lindeu tree he slew the dragon bold; Then … Continue reading

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The Roman Amphitheatre at Xanten (Germany)

The Amphitheatre LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten / LVR-RömerMuseum * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * apx@lvr.de * http://www.apx.de/english/archaeologicalpark/rec_buildings/amphitheatre.htm The Amphitheatre During the Roman occupation, their engineers built a new type of … Continue reading

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The Harbour Temple at the Xanten Archaeological Park (Germany)

The Harbour Temple (Colonia Upia Traiana) LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten / LVR-RömerMuseum * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * apx@lvr.de * http://www.apx.de/english/archaeologicalpark/rec_buildings/harbour+temple.htm In the Archaeologie Park resides a partially reconstructed ruins … Continue reading

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Xanten Archaeological Park (Germany)

Xanten Archaeological Park LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * apx@lvr.de * http://www.apx.de/ * Adults: EUR 5.00 * Children (over the age of six): EUR 2.50 * … Continue reading

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Cooking Pot burial at Xanten, Germany

Buried in a Cooking Pot The Germans had no special ceramic objects for their graves; they used cooking and dining dishes, as well as storage vessels .

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The Boy of Luttingen (Xanten, Germany)

The Boy of Luttingen (Bronze) served to carry trays and was probably installed in one of the legate palaces of Vetera I.

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