Uppsala Mounds, Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala), Uppland, Sweden

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Where: Disavägen 5, 754 40 Uppsala, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1895

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Uppsala mounds. The three burial mounds, dated to ca 600 AD, are also called the Kings' Mounds. In the background Gamla Uppsala Church, built in the middle of 12th century. Gamla Uppsala is one of several Historical Sites in trust of the Swedish National Heritage Board.

Uppsala högar. De tre gravhögarna, daterade till ca 600 e. Kr., kallas också Kungshögarna. I bakgrunden Gamla Uppsala kyrka, som byggdes i mitten av 1100-talet. Gamla Uppsala är en av många historiska sevärdheter som vårdas och visas av Riksantikvarieämbetet.

Parish (socken): Gamla Uppsala
Province (landskap): Uppland
Municipality (kommun): Uppsala
County (län): Uppsala

Photograph by: Emma Schenson
Date: 1895
Format: Duplicate

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    EddopusComplex

    • 20/Oct/2009 20:10:42

    I recognize the names from IKEA furnitures. Hahaha!

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    David Haskiya

    • 21/Oct/2009 08:01:21

    In the National Heritage Board´s offices I´ve seen a painting done from the same view of the mounds. There´s something about the church sticking out from behind the mounds that attracts the eye perhaps.

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 21/Oct/2009 08:52:23

    Probably, compare it with this similar photo from 1946 in our photo database. /Johan C

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    YlvaS

    • 25/Oct/2009 19:15:57

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Sweden before 1945, and we'd love to have this added to the group!