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Järnblästern

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Ilsbo
Other references to the location
West of Svartåsen in Ilsbo, east of the lake Norrdellen
Coordinates
lat=61.887928441748, lon=16.935982020609
61° 53' 16" N, 16° 56' 9" E
Description

Iron production site, ritual site. Remains of a bloomery furnace (a pit) and a heap of iron slag.

Narrative

The Iron Age iron production was performed with a lot of rituals and

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was a llarge part of the cult. The furnace was thought of as a pregnant woman, and the iron makers performed several fertility rituals during the making process.

Attraction
Ancient remains in a long used forest
Availability
Just beside a small car road
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Legal Entities
Comments
Please respect the house site near by

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