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Istrehagan Burial Ground

Larvik, Norway
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Owner description: Istrehagan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from... more » Owner description: Istrehagan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from persons, beer's paws, china, a needle and other grave gifts are found at Jaberg in Tjolling. The cultural monument Istrehagan consists of five stone settings and two ship settings. The biggest one is 25 metres long and consists of 18 single erect stones. Archeological excavations were undertaken in the early 1960s, and the restored burial ground is considered as one of the best preserved cultural monuments of... Read More
Owner description: Istrehagan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from... more » Owner description: Istrehagan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from persons, beer's paws, china, a needle and other grave gifts are found at Jaberg in Tjolling. The cultural monument Istrehagan consists of five stone settings and two ship settings. The biggest one is 25 metres long and consists of 18 single erect stones. Archeological excavations were undertaken in the early 1960s, and the restored burial ground is considered as one of the best preserved cultural monuments of its kind. Discoveries nearby indicate that there were settlements in this area as early as the Stone Age and the Bronze Age.    « less
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