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Swan Burial and Our Healing Gods

Hlif burial

This is an illustration of an actual burial that was found a couple of years ago and when I first saw it, I thought of Hlif, one of our Goddesses of Healing, Whose name means Help and Who brings relief to birthing women. Ever since I learned about this burial, I have represented Her on my shrine to the Healing Gods with a bit of swan’s down.

Vedbæk mesolithic cemetery / Vedbaek burial/ Bøgebakken archaeological site

Illustration graphic novelMezolithby Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank