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|After visiting Uppsala Cathedral, we
took just a few minutes to visit "Gamla Uppsala" (or historic
Uppsala) with its church, dating from the 13th century, containing a
bishop's throne from the 12th century, and a couple of chests, 12th
century, and 14th century.
|A 12th century chest hollowed out by fire and gouge, it required 7 keys to open al the locks. (86kb)||Looking at the chest straight
|A top view of the chest. (163kb)|
|A 14th century chest richly decorated with a Gothic patterns of rings and roses. (111kb)||A more straight on shot. (97kb)
|An oblique angle of the other side of the chest. (120kb)|
|The right end of the chest. (130kb)||The right half of the front.
|Looking at the top of the chest from the right side. You can see the hole for money. (142kb)|
|A shot of the entire top. (136kb)||Another shot of the top, but
from the front.. (108kb)
|The 12th century bishop's chair. (106kb)|
|Looking straight on at the bishop's chair. . (156kb)||Detail of the left side. (110kb)
|An oblique angle of the right side. (124kb)|
|Close-up of the seat, from the right side. (140kb)||Detail of the left side of the
|The chair as it is normally displayed with a nice cushion. (106kb)|
|This reredos was made during the second half of the 15th century. (164kb)||Some of the figures are hard to
identify due to their attributes being lost or damaged. (168kb)
|A statue of St. Erik. (32kb)|