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Borg

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Norrala
Other references to the location
Borg, Norrala, just north of Söderhamn city
Coordinates
lat=61.336437572148, lon=17.040265918425
61° 20' 11" N, 17° 2' 24" E
Description

Iron Age gravefield containing three grave mounds with ditches around

Narrative

A holy burial ground for the late Iron Age inhabitants. The burial was connected with different sorts of feasts and

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rituals. After the burial, the ancestors were called upon for advice or worshipping. At the same time, there were diches made around the graves so that the ancestor would not come back and haunt you.

Attraction
Typical Iron Age cairns in an old rural landscape with many Iron Age sites
Availability
Car to Sund, then a 200 meter walk on a forest path
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
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