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Gistudden

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Söderala
Other references to the location
Near Lynäs at the shore of the lake Bergviken
Coordinates
lat=61.234337833059, lon=16.785673265036
61° 14' 3" N, 16° 47' 8" E
Description

Grave field containing 10 round stone settings

Narrative

A holy burial ground for the late Iron Age inhabitants. The stone settings are suggested to represent a group of habitants that mainly lived on fishing and

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hunting. Every setting has a chain of stones around it to keep the deceased from haunting the living. The burial ceremony contained a lot of special burial rituals to send the deceased safely to the Kingdom of Death.

Attraction
Ancient remains and a beautiful scenery
Availability
Car, an appr 300 meters long path and then a 300 meters long walk in the field and in the forest
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Legal Entities
Comments
Please be careful not to ruin the farmers seed in the field!

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