Just a couple of hundred meters from the Stockby burial mound is an unexcavated gravefield with five stone-setting mounds. The graves are believed to date from the Viking Age (the Late Iron Age ca 800-1050 AD). According to the sign, it served as the cemetary for the nearby Stockby farmstead.
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Burial mound Lidingö 6:1
In connection with my Archeology course from Uppsala University, I have been visiting burial mounds and grave fields here on Lidingö. I was very surprised to discover a Bronze or Iron Age burial mound less than a 20 minute walk from home, right next to our new recycling station. Sadly, the sign marking the site has been vandalized, and someone has dumped a bunch of cement blocks on the edge of the mound.
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The face of Butehamun on his coffin in the Egyptian Museum in Turin
I am delighted that my article about Butehamun (spelled “Butehamen” in accordance with their style guide) has been published in the respected popular Egyptology magazine “Kmt”. This is particularly gratifying because the journal had close links with the late Dr. Barbara Mertz, who’s Amelia Peabody books, written under the pseudonym Elizabeth Peters, awakened my interest in Egyptology in the first place.
A link to the magazine can be found here.
Here is a PDF of the article.