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Ängshammaren

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Rogsta
Other references to the location
Blästa, 1,5 km south of the church in Rogsta
Coordinates
lat=61.756555405287, lon=17.185870535979
61° 45' 23" N, 17° 11' 9" E
Description

Site of ritual deposition of metal (4 iron currency bars). Gravefield with 3 mounds.

Narrative

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

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so on. The deposit was always put on a hillside, in a bog or on a border between inland and outland.

Attraction
Ancient gravefield and cult place in an old rural landscape
Availability
Car, then a 400 meter long walk
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Legal Entities
Comments
Please respect the house sites near by

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