Building stone from Sømme

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Coordinates: 58 ° 53 '58.7 "  N , 5 ° 36' 48.3"  E

Map: Rogaland
Building stone from Sømme

The building stone of Sømme is west of the Tanagervegen, south of Tananger in Sola near Stavanger in the Rogaland Fylke in Norway . There are 22 locations of preserved building blocks in Sola.

The building stone is about 1.4 meters high, 1.0 meters wide and 10 cm thick and visible from the street.


It is one of the six locations of Hvilesteinene or Kvilesteinene ( German  "Ruhesteinen" - in the sense of gravestones) of Erling Skjalgsson (925-1028) of Olav I. Tryggvason's brother-in-law , which, according to legend, is located in Jåsund, Meling , Haga, Risa , Hogstad and Sømme were drawn up.

See also


  • Big Steinsland: Conflicts between Kristendom and Hedendom around 1000. In: Nordsjøen - Handel

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