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Bronze age carvings at Haugen

Bronze age carvings at Haugen in Tjølling outside Larvik. The carvings date from the bronze age 1500-500 BC. Bronze age farmers have carved different...


Jettegryter - Stone pots

Along the whole Brunlanes coast and the Tjølling coast, melting water from ice formations have made potholes. These are cavities, which appear to have...


Brunla Burial Area

The Brunla and Agnes burial area close to Stavern is one of the largest burial mounds from the Iron Age detected in Vestfold. Close to 90 graves, we...


Cultural heritage site at Refsnes

The story of Refsnes in Stjørna (between Hasselvika and Sørfjorden) goes back to the Stone Age. Here you can walk through 9000 years of history and wat...



Several monumental mounds dominate the landscape on Ørlandet. Veklemshaugen is larger than either the Oseberg and Gokstad mound. There are almost as la...


Oseberg II - grave mound at Vestre Rom, Tønsberg

A complete excavation of the grave mound at Rom might cost up to 200 million kroner. The archaeologist and historian Terje Gansum is asking the questio...


Oseberghaugen - Royal mound in Tønsberg.

Queen's grave. Archaeological excavations in 1904 uncovered history's largest and richest example of craftmanship from the Viking Ages. The beautiful...


Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg

Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King...


Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were burie...
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