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Kivik Tomb

Listed under Archaeological Sites in Gotaland, Sweden.

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Acclaimed as one of Sweden’s best examples of Bronze Age craftsmanship, the Kivik Tomb was unearthed in Simrishamn in 1748. The circular burial mound is the largest in the country, providing insights into the funerary customs of the people who populated the area 3,000 years ago. Kivik Tomb is also known as the King’s Grave as the lavish burial indicates the resting place of a very important, most likely royal individual.

Written by  Sarah Clise.

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