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By setting such powerful images close to the human rows, or in otherwise dominant positions, a relationship and relevance could be emphasised. Of the sites that carry processions, 7 have carvings of very large boats immediately adjacent to the human figures, and other sites have boats, smaller in size, not far distant. The idea of size as dominant is also seen on several other sites where, for example, large cattle at Tanum 351 or the so-called ‘maypole’ at Tanum 311 wholly overwhelm the armless or the adorant humans.
Archeology - AND ON THEY WENT...PROCESSIONS IN SCANDINAVIAN BRONZE AGE CARVINGS