Skjonghellaren is one of the most famous slab rob in western Norway. Skjonghellaren is a hole into the mountain which lies 57 meters above sea level. It is made by the erosion of the sea at the previous higher water levels. At the entrance is drinking about 38 meters high. There have been excavations in Skjonghellaren several times.

In 1875, 1878 and 1983. Findings from the first two excavations ended up at the Museum in Oslo and Bergen. One has found out that it has been inhabited in Skjonghellaren in prehistoric times, in the early Iron Age. During the excavations were not made ​​any unusual findings in relation to what is usual in such caves in the mountains.

The excavations in 1983 made ​​a more geological surveys. One found when a lot of remains of fish, birds and mammals, these are approx. 30,000 years old, meaning that they are from the last ice age. Some of the remnants from the last Ice Age have been a lucky one that has managed to classify. It is found the remains of:
Auks, Auk, polaromvi, king eider, svartand, tyjor, kittiwakes, sculpin, cod, arctic foxes, otters and seals.

All these remnants tydar on the vegetation in the area were nutritious in winter too. Given what is found in Skjonghellaren it is difficult to say something about who has lived there.

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