Stone slab for prehistoric sacrifice, Hjuleberg, Halland, Sweden

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Stone slab for sacrifice with cup marks, at Hjuleberg. Locally called "The Monk's stone". The stone was probably used for ritual sacrifice, maybe of grains of corn. A so called "stone with fairies' mills".
Pencil drawing by Gustaf Brusewitz, from ca 1865.

Offerhäll med skålgropar (älvkvarnar) vid Hjuleberg, lokalt kallad "Munkestenen". Stenen användes troligen för rituella offer, möjligen av sädeskorn. En så kallad "älvkvarnssten".
Blyertsteckning av Gustaf Brusewitz, från cirka 1865.

Collection: The Collection of drawings, watercolours and prints, Archives of the Swedish National Heritage Board

Parish (socken): Abild
Province (landskap): Halland
Municipality (kommun): Falkenberg
County (län): Halland

Photograph by: Lars Kennerstedt
Date: 2014

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