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     PETROGLYPHS, PICTOGRAPHS, & MEGALITHS

     Of SWEDEN with American Counterparts

 

------ Please CLICK on pictures to enlarge:                                                                                                           Acknowledgments

 

Baca

<bron 7> --  Inscription at Baca, Brasted, Sweden

 

 

Bohuslän

<bron 11> -- A prayer engraved at Vanlös, Bohuslän, Sweden

 

 

 

<bron 12> -- A fishing charm or prayer from Bohuslän, Sweden

 

 

 

 

<bron 13> -- A large inscription at Fossum, Bohuslän, Sweden that depicts scenes from the winter festival called Thorri

 

 

<bron 14> -- Another athletic event depicted in the Thorri inscription at Fossum, Bohuslän

 

 

 

<bron 15> -- Figures from the Thorri festival inscriptions of Bohuslän, Sweden are sorcerers

 

 

Hjulatorp

<bron 3> --  Figures of the sun globe at Hjulatorp, Sweden

 

 

 

<bron 4> --  The inscription at Hjulatorp, Sweden, Old Norse text

 

 

 

<bron 5> --  The inscription at Hjulatorp, Sweden

 

 

Trelleborg

<bron 34> --  Dolmen with massive capstone, Trelleborg, Sweden

 

 

<bron 80> --  Some stone circles at Trelleborg, Sweden

 

 

Misc. Sites

<bron 6> --  Detail from a bronze Age ship Petroglyph

 

 

<bron 8> --  School lessons from ancient Scandinavia

 

 

<bron 9> --  More bronze Age school lessons from Sweden

 

 

<bron 10> --Three of the named vessels of a bronze Age fleet

 

 

 

<bron 16> --Skits of athletic competition at the Thorri festival

 

 

<bron 191 -- Three versions of the same bronze Age riddle using pictographic symbols, from Sweden, Denmark & Canada

 

 

<bron 192>-- Three versions of another bronze Age riddle using pictographic symbols, from Sweden, Denmark & Canada