Ale’s Stones, Skåne, Sweden
Ale’s Stones (or Ales stenar in Swedish) is a megalithic monument in the shape of a stone ship, oval in outline, with the stones at each end markedly larger than the rest. It is about 73 yards long formed by 59 large boulders, weighing up to 1.9 tons each.
The carbon-14 dating system for organic remains has provided seven results at the site. One indicates that the material is around 5,500 years old whereas the remaining six indicate a date about 1,400 years ago. The latter is considered to be the most likely time for Ales Stenar to have been created. That would place its creation towards the end of the Nordic Iron Age.