Two sets of 5000-years old footprints from Stone Age discovered in Denmark

November 14, 2014 9:26 PM

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Archeologists in Denmark have discovered two sets of footprints on the island of Lolland. They date back to 5,000 years and could belong to two fishermen in that area five thousand years back. The proximity of the footprints to the fishing fence gives rise to the theory that the two men walking on the beach could have been fishermen. These footprints might be able to shed some light about the life of people on the Danish coast during the Stone Age and how the people of that age grappled with the destructive forces of the sea.

Terje Stafseth, an archaeologist who took part in the footprint excavation, said, “This is really quite extraordinary, finding footprints from humans.”

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