Gillhög (Passage Grave)

Gillhög is a passage grave dating back to the Neolithic just north of Malmö, Sweden and directly west of the small Swedish town of Barsebäck. The tomb is located beside a small house and is open to the public. The mound surrounding the tomb is visible from a distance as one approaches the site. The passage is about 6 metres in length and leads into a single burial chamber made from megalithic stones. The tomb is enterable and information signs are at the site. Two stone cists (stone coffins) were also found at the site and were placed near the edge of the mound.
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Standing inside the chamber and looking down the passage.
The entrance.
The light shining through the passage and onto two of the stones inside the chamber. The rest of the chamber is surrounded in darkness.
The stone tiles used to fill the gaps between the megalithic stones.
Outside view of the tomb.
Infomation board at the site.
Information board at the site.
One of the large capstones used for the roof of the chamber.
A close up of the entrance.
Looking at the stones on the western end of the chamber.
Inside the chamber looking east. Hard to use my flash as the chamber is pitch black.
The back of the mound covering the passage and chamber.
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