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Veksø is a small town located between
Ballerupand Stenløsein Egedalmunicipality near Copenhagenon the island of Zealand(Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. At present, there are about 2,000 inhabitants.
The town is on a hill, surrounded by meadows and swamps on all sides.
A pair of bronze
horned helmets from the younger Bronze Age(dating to ca. 900-1100 BC) were found in the swamp Brøns Mose just west of Veksø during peatdigging in 1942. See illustration [http://www.stenlose.bibnet.dk/webtop/site.asp?p=232&mode=show&showid=21] .
Also about 1942 a small bronze statue of a "goddess" (dating to c. 500 BC) was found in a swamp just east of Veksø, see illustration [http://www.stenlose.bibnet.dk/webtop/site.asp?p=232&mode=show&showid=652] .
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