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Älgered

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Bergsjö
Other references to the location
In Älgered north of Lillsjön in Bergsjö
Coordinates
lat=62.007091026035, lon=16.952866480333
62° 0' 25" N, 16° 57' 10" E
Description

Rock carvings and

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paintings, cup marks in rocks

Narrative

Cup marks have been dated from Stone Age to Iron Age. They are often found in old cult places. They are connected both with a death cult and a fertility cult. In more recent times, people have sacrificed butter and small items in them.

Attraction
Ancient cult place in an old rural landscape
Availability
Just beside the road in Älgered
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Private
Comments
Please ask the landowner before you go into the house site!

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