Håvesten is an Iron Age burial ground. It consists of ten burial mounds, six stone circles and and nine big standing stones. According the legend old men, who were not able to work of fight anymore, rushed to death from Ättekullshögen, one of the highest mounds.

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

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Founded: 500 BC - 400 AD
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Sweden
Historical period: Pre-Roman Iron Age (Sweden)

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