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The Halsnøy Boat

19.06.2018

The circular buckle from Hatteberg, Kvinnherad

Hatteberg

13.03.2018

Burial mounds from the Bronze Age at Skarvaberget, Sydnes

Sydnes

19.05.2018

Chest from Huglo, painted in 1820 by Gunder Gundersen Handeland

Skorven

19.06.2018

Hauga House at Tveito, Kvinnherad

Tveito

19.06.2018

Portrait of Jonas Lie

Undarheim

19.06.2018

Geithidleren, Årsand, Kvinnherad

Årsand

19.06.2018

Below a south facing, steep rock at Årsand, there is one of the strangest ancient relics in the whole of Hordaland. The jutting rock wall forms a shallow flagstone – Geithilderen. Parts of the rock wall are covered by a light lime crust and on the crust figures have been painted in golden and rusty red colours.

Troldhaugen, Bergen

Troldhaugen

29.03.2018

The rock carvings at Bakko.

Bakko

26.05.2018

Everyone knows the famous painting by Tidemand & Gude “Brudeferden i Hardanger” (The Wedding Party in Hardanger) one of the great icons in the National Gallery. Some have, in a humorous lack of respect for this masterpiece linked the concept of “bride’s passage” to another pictorial presentation in Hardanger. This is found on the farm Bakko in Herand, carved in the rock by an unknown artist around 3,000 years ago.

Blanks for bowls and ladles

Eidsbøen

13.03.2018

Where the school and the sports facility lie at Eidsbøen there was previously a bog surrounded by small hillocks. More than 1000 years ago this was a holy place, where the dead were buried.

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