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Klapern

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Norrala
Other references to the location
Near the road between Norrala church and

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the coastal village Skärså
Coordinates
lat=61.362507048707, lon=17.061758060219
61° 21' 45" N, 17° 3' 42" E
Description

Three bronze age burial cairns; two long cairns and one round

Narrative

The cairns were built to honor the dead, to keep the dead from haunting the living, and to mark the territory of the tribe. A whole set of rituals and cult based aspects were involved in the burial process. The forefathers could also be called upon at special occasions, for advice and other purposes.

Attraction
A beautiful site on the Bronze Age coast line.
Availability
Go off the new E4 towards Norrala north of Söderhamn, then continue to Norrala and follow the signs towards Skärså.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
National Heritage Board sign by the road
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
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