Pictures from the exhibition in the former Heide Museum of Prehistory of Dithmarschen

Big drying heap of
baked peat turves. Was
difficult to erect!

Objects made of materials exploited in bogs and fens, such as theese bulrush shoes, a loan of the Museum Alte Münze at Friedrichstadt

Baking peat equipments, mostly loans from the Peat Baking Company at Heide-Süderholm

Models of the basic forms of abundant pollen grains in 5000x magnification, and some bog finds etc.

A small stove called "Hexe" (witch), as they were produced shortly after the end of last word war 1945, was usually fired with baked peat blocks. To the right, big peat baking form.

Survey - back

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