Who was the powerful figure who was buried under the enormous mound in  Tun around 3500 years ago?

We can only speculate, but we know that the barrow in Tun was originally a full 60 metres in diameter and 7 metres high. It is one of the largest barrows in Sweden, but has never been excavated. At Stenkullen you can also see the remains of a prehistoric settlement, a sacrificial spring and the medieval village site of Tun. A heritage trail with information boards begins at Tun church. To the south of the barrow there is a burial site dating from the early Iron Age (500–1050 CE) that contains several mounds and stone settings. A few metres to the north of the barrow is a spring known as “Kuskällan” or “Korskällan” – a sacrificial spring into which offerings of coins or items of value could be thrown to cure illness, it was believed. A little further to the north-west of the barrow are the remains of the original village of Tun, which was located here from the early Iron Age until 1806, when the village was moved.

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