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Maghög

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Rogsta
Other references to the location
At Skottsjö along the road between Rogsta church and

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Håcksta
Coordinates
lat=61.763791698331, lon=17.167317074165
61° 45' 49" N, 17° 10' 2" E
Description

Large grave mound from the Iron Age, 28 meters in diameter.

Narrative

A local chief was buried here during the Early Iron Age. The burial involved a lot of rituals. After the funeral, the dead ancestor could be called upon in rituals at certain times, for advice or an important talk.

Attraction
Ancient burial ground in an old rural/coastal landscape
Availability
Car, then a 100 meter long walk
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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