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Lund, Nyåkerskullen

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Valbo
Other references to the location
A small island in the Gavleån stream, just east of the bridge in Lund, Valbo
Coordinates
lat=60.652806502839, lon=17.016140968407
60° 39' 10" N, 17° 0' 58" E
Description

Site of pagan ritual deposition of metal (an iron currency bar)

Narrative

The metal was deposited as a sacrifice to the gods to gain prosperity concerning crops, live stock and 302 Found

Found

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so on. You could also deposit metal to thank the gods or nature for the iron ore. The deposit was always put on a hillside, in a bog or on a border between inland and outland.

Attraction
Iron Age environment along Gavleån
Availability
Just beside the bridge over Gavleån in Lund
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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