Påarp Burial Ground

Halmstad, Sweden

Påarp is the largest ancient burial ground in Halland. There are 220 barrows, cairns and stone settings. The largest one is 30m wide and 2m high. Archaeologists have dated the site to the Iron Ages (built between 0- 400 AD).

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 0 - 400 AD
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Sweden
Historical period: Roman Iron Age (Sweden)

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