`Procession Celebrating Spring Time´ Högsbyn

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$53.50
HELUA

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Sizing Information

Small 11.6" x 8.0"
Medium 17.3" x 12.0"
Large 23.1" x 16.0"
X large 28.9" x 20.0"

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  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

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Artist's Description

Bronze Age ritual cut into the rock at Högsbyn in western Sweden some 3000 years ago. Högsbyn is still a farming village close to lake and river systems connecting it to Lake Vänern and the west coast of Sweden.

A ship is presumably being carried or rolled on timber to be launched into the nearby lake, accompanied by horn blowers and acrobats in a festive ritual.

(In the later Viking era, ships were built during the winter and launched into the sea in the spring, so that´s what I think is depicted here)

Archeologists keep the carvings free from lichen and fill them up with red paint for visibility. This rural site is a popular tourist attraction in the summer.
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