The Gundestrup Cauldron is a large and richly decorated silver vessel. It was found in 1891 in the bog near the small village of Gundestrup in the northern part of Jutland. It is thought to date between 200 BC and 300 AD and is the largest known example of European Iron Age silver work.
The cauldron’s exterior plates depict both male and female busts. On the inside the reliefs show different mythological scenes.
The original is housed at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, but the archeological museum of Moesgaard near Aarhus owns a very good silver replica.

In 2012 Meaning Making Experience (MMEx) sent out a call to the museums in the Central Denmark Region (Region Midt).The call was for digital experience projects that needed funding and facilitation.
14 museums responded. All the projects had interesting angles and prospects, and Moesgaard Museum won with the project Let Your Fingers Do the Walking. With the aid of tactile perception and sound, the project’s objective is to interpret the cauldron's amazing reliefs.

The visitor is encouraged to put on a helmet that impairs the sense of vision. The helmets resemble the ones that can be seen on the exterior of the cauldron. Next step is to enter a large scale copy of the cauldron, where some of the inside reliefs are reproduced with the help of 3D printing. The visitor now has to feel his or her way around the inside of the cauldron. Meanwhile, a voice in the helmet tells about the reliefs and a soundtrack helps set the atmosphere of the whole experience.
Let Your Fingers Do the Walking will be launched in a test version at Odder Museum June 2013.

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