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Nordic Bronze Age God-King

The Håga mound (Hågahögen) or King Björn's barrow is a large Nordic Bronze Age burial mound near Uppsala, Sweden. It is one of the most magnificent remains from the Nordic Bronze Age and contained a lot of gold and bronze items. It contains a man who was cremated on a pyre, just like Patroclus in Homer's Iliad. 

This video looks at the amazing golden sword and gilt golds buttons and brooches from the barrow and compares them to the wider Indo-European pagan custom of burial mounds for great men. You might say a man buried with so much gold was a Golden One....

The Trundholm sun chariot in the thumbnail and the video was not found in the barrow, it was found in Denmark and is from roughly the same period.