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Tjøme labyrinth

Labyrinths in Norway


Norway (Country)

Kulturminnesøk


The Directorate for Cultural Heritage in Norway (Riksantikvaren) database for cultural remains. This is a work in progress. The interface is only in norwegian.
I recommend the possibility to restrict searches based on geographical criteria. «Fylke» has a list of counties. «Kommune» = municipalities. It is also possible to restrict a search to ages, «Steinalder - bronsealder» = stoneage - bronzeage.

Sweden (Country)

Swedish National Heritage Board Fornsök


An english description of this search facility: http://www.raa.se/cms/fornsok/about_fornsok.html

The interface is only in swedish. «Län» and «Landskap» makes it possible to select geographical locations.

Swedish National Heritage Board's photographic database


The link is a search for «Stenkrets» (i.e Stonecircle) in The Swedish National Heritage Board's photographic database.

Norway (Country)

The University of Oslo, database: faste kulturminner


A good source for sites in Norway. Norwegian text only.

Elgesem (Skibssætning)

Vilhelm Møller: Gravfeltet og steinkretsen på Elgesem


Drawing of rune-stone, and photo of the stones from the 1930-ies

The standing stone at Nybø (Standing Stone / Menhir)

Bautasteinen på Nybø


Text in norwegian.

The Balder stone (Standing Stone / Menhir)

Baldersteinen


Text in norwegian. Historical pictures.

The Five Bad Virgins (Standing Stones)

"De fem dårlige jomfruer"


Text in norwegian, with pictures.

Tingvoll, Steinkjer (Skibssætning)

Vragebugtens blog


More pictures (among them the stones painted in 1821) and references to litterature.
Male, born in 1956, lives on this island in Vestfold county in Norway.

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