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Rystad - Burial Mound and Farm Mound

Site/Artefact
Rystad farm number 94

Type
Burial mound and Farm mound

Site Number
Nr. 27

NGO Grid Reference
23331,7
1141170,3

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ØK reference: R6 3155 J10

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Burial Mound and Farm Mound
Overview of the Rystad-area (Photo: Lofotr, The Vikingmuseum)

Description

Burial mound: 13m long, 5m wide and 0.5m high. The burial mound is situated 100m west north west of the farmhouse.

The Farm mound is situated in the same area, 20 x 35 m, cultural layers about 1 m thick. Finds: 2 hones of slate, shreds from soapstone vessels, 2 fragments of baking plates (plates of soapstone), and a small flake of flint. (Museumnumber TS 7096 a-d).

Other finds submitted:

Fish-weight of soap stone and a hone of slate, found close to the farm house. This could come from the farm-mound. Several more hones have been found at the farm earlier. Ts. 7034 a-b (museum number).


Spindle whirl from Rystad. Found by Aase Lundestad
(Photo: Wenche Brun)

Excavation Details
Not Available

Access/Ownership
Private property

References

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Vestvågøy Sites and Artefacts

1. Borg
2. Buksnesfjorden
3. Bøstad
4. Eggum
5. Einangen
6. Eltoft
7. Holsneset
8. Holsøya
9. Kvalnes
10. Moland
11. Nykmark
12. Skjerpen
13. Trollsteinen
14. Uttakleiv
15. Vendalsjord
16. The Stone Crosses
17. Malnes
18. Borg Burial Mounds
19. Borg Burial Mounds
20. Borg Roman House Site
21. Borg House Remains I:Ia
23. Borg I:Ib
24. Borg House Remains
25. Borg - Midden

26. Borg House Site
27. Borg House Sites
28. Borg Farm Ruins
29. Borg Medieval Sites
30. Borg Burial Mounds
31. Borg Possible Settlement
32. Borg Medieval House Site
33. Borg Boat Houses
34. Burial Mound
35. Burial Mound
36. Borg Burial Mound
37. Borg Modern Church
38. Bøstad Burial Cairn
39. Bøstad Removed Burials
40. Bøstad - Courtyard
41. Boat House and Burial
42. Bøstad House Sites
43. Bøstad Farm Mound
44. Rystad Boat Houses
45. Rystad Burial Mound
46. Burial and Farm Mound
47. Rystad Burial Mound
48. Rystad - Burials
49. Rystad Burial Cairn
50. Handberg Charcoal-Pits

51. Handberg Farm Mound
52. Handberg Charcoal Pit - 1
53. Handberg Charcoal Pit -2
54. Handberg Charcoal Pit - 3
55. Handberg Charcoal Pit - 4
56. Handberg Charcoal Pits
57. Handberg Charcoal Pit
58. Vendalsjord
59. Lie Burial Mound
60. Lie Boat House
61. Lie
62. Løvdal
63. Borgfjord Indre
64. Sletteng
65. Borgfjord Ytre
66. Ytre Borgfjord - Burial
67. Borgfjord Ytre
68. Ytre Borgfjord
69. Borgfjord Ytre
70. Hagvåg Boat House
71. Hagvåg Burial Mound
72. Hagvåg Bridge Construction
73. Evjen Farm Mound

 

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