This new people advanced up to Uppland and the Oslofjord, and they probably provided the language that was the ancestor of the modern Scandinavian languages.
This new culture was individualistic and patriarchal with the battle axe as a status symbol, and were cattle herders.
Like their predecessors, they also hunted seals and fished in the rich waters.
North of the Kongemose people, lived other hunter-gatherers in most of southern Norway and Sweden, called the Nøstvet and Lihult cultures, descendants of the Fosna and Hensbacka cultures.
On this land there was little forest but arctic white birch and rowan, but the taiga slowly appeared.