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The Stone ship or ship setting was an early burial custom, characteristically Scandinavian but also found in Northern Germany and the Baltic states. The grave or cremation burial is surrounded by tightly or loosely fit slabs or stones in the outline…

The official home page for Anundshög, Sweden’s largest prehistoric burial mound, and Viking Age ship setting.

A double ship setting at the prehistoric burial mound atAnundshög in Sweden, the largest of 5 ship settings on the site. Many ship settings pre-date the Viking Age, but also occur up to the year 1000AD, and are associated with pre-Christian…

Tjelvar's Grave
According to legend the grave of the discoverer of Gotland. This stone ship setting dates to the Nordic Bronze Age and shows that the ship settings of later periods belong in a Scandinavian tradition that goes back many years.
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