Stone for the dead


Gryet, from the Old Norse griut, means 'group of stones'. Certainly, Gryet is the largest group of standing stones or menhirs on Bornholm. Today 60-70 of the burial field's menhirs remain. The stones are supported by a foundation extending deep…

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En del af de ca. 60 bevarede bautasten i Gryet.

År: 2009 PHOTO:Martin Stoltze

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Rescued from destruction

The menhirs in Gryet would not have survived were it not for a rescue mission in 1870. Emil Vedel…

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