Dee Matthews

Dee Matthews

On the wrong side of 55 and still wondering what I want to be and where I want to live when I grow up...
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HDR of a stone ship on Gotland, Sweden. The so called "Tjelvar's grave" was erected around 750 BC during the Nordic Bronze Age. According to a myth described in the Gutasaga, it is the grave of Tjelvar, the first person on Gotland. Before he came to Gotland, the island disappeared in daytime and was only visible above the surface at night. Tjelvar brought fire to the island and caused Gotland to stay above the surface...

Tjelvar’s Grave on Gotland Island, Sweden: A stone ship was an early burial custom in Scandanavia. Most are dated 1000 - 500 BC. This particular grave is dated at 750 BC. According to legend Tjelvar was the mythical discoverer of Gotland.