From The Local (Sweden): Archaeologists discover portable altar.
Archaeologists have uncovered a one thousand-year-old portable altar at an excavation site in Varnhem in western Sweden.
The stone object was found resting on the skeleton of a heavy set man believed to have been a priest.
Archaeologist Maria Vretemark from Västergötland’s Museum describes the miniature altar as "a fabulous find".
"When a priest travelled around to say mass in areas where there weren’t many sacred altars, he would bring with him this little stone. [continue]