Högom

Several Early Iron Age/Vendel artifacts from the site of mound 2 at the site Högom are on display in the Sundsvall Museum. The age of the burial is estimated as approximately AD 500.



Sword hilt from Högom.



Reconstruction of the sword hilt excavated from mound 2 at Högom.



End of sword scabbard in grave offerings from mound 2 at Högom.




Plan of artifacts with male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Plan of grave offerings in mound 2 at Högom.



Plan of grave offerings in mound 2 at Högom.



Belt associated with mound 2 at Högom.



Two glass vessel placed as grave offerings with the elite burial in mound 2 at Högom.



In situ photograph of glass vessel placed with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Modern copy of the glass vessel and birchbark holder.



Shield boss placed with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Grave offerings placed with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Shears placed with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Gold rings and cuff closures with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Comb with the elite male burial in mound 2 at Högom.



Glass beads from Högom.



Unstrung glass beads from Högom.



Plan showing bucket (no. 67) in grave offerings from mound 2 at Högom.



Reconstruction of the bucket (no. 67) in grave offerings from mound 2 at Högom.



Bundle of iron projectiles in grave offerings from mound 2 at Högom.



In situ photograph of grave offerings from mound 2 at Högom.



Textile from mound 2 at Högom.



Textile from mound 2 at Högom.



Textile from mound 2 at Högom.



Textile from mound 2 at Högom.



Textile from mound 2 at Högom.



Map showing the location of Högom.


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