The mound grave of Dwasieden from the time around 3000 BC., © Archäo Tour Rügen
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The Dwasiedener Hünengrab near the Hochuferweg near Sassnitz is particularly imposing with a length of 35 m, two very large guard stones and a well-preserved trapezoidal mound bed surrounding the burial chamber in the form of enclosing stones.

The Dwasiedener Hünengrab near the Hochuferweg near Sassnitz is particularly imposing with a length of 35 m, two very large guard stones and a well-preserved trapezoidal mound bed that surrounds the burial chamber in the form of enclosing stones. Caspar-David Friedrich was already so fascinated by the grave that he recorded it in drawings and sketches. During the excavation carried out by Prof. Ewald Schuldt in 1970, various finds were discovered, especially in front of and in the entrance to the burial chamber. These include pottery shards, arrowheads, amber beads, axes and other flint implements. Another special feature at the grave are the small bowls attached to the overturned guard stone and to one of the enclosure stones, which leave many questions unanswered until today.

Author: Dr. Katrin Staude / Archaeo Tour Rügen, archaeo-tour-ruegen.de

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