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Burial site on Bålsön

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Hälsingtuna
Town:
Hudiksvall
Other references to the location
On the island Bålsön outside the coast of Hornslandet, Hudiksvall
Coordinates
lat=61.718378939304, lon=17.530830316965
61° 43' 6" N, 17° 31' 50" E
Description

Two Iron Age graves (stone settings)

Narrative

Cairns and 302 Found

Found

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stone settings 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 were involved in the burial process.

Attraction
Ancient remains and a beautiful scenery
Availability
Boat and then a 200 m long walk
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
10 - 40
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
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