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Credit: Annika Knarrström, Swedish National Heritage Board.
A 5,500-year-old tomb possibly belonging to a Stone Age chieftain has been unearthed at a megalithic monument in the shape of a ship called the Ale's Stenar (Ale's Stones). The tomb was likely robbed of stones to build the nearby Viking-era ship monument. Here, archaeologists Björn Wallebom and Bengt Söderberg are just starting the excavation on Oct. 12, 2012, with the Ale's stones in the background.