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Help us solve the mystery of the Iron Age massacre, at the unique archaeological site of Sandby borg in Sweden!
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    Pledge SEK 50 or more About $5

    A small step for a backer, potentially a giant leap for the Sandby borg project! At donations of 50 SEK (c. 5 €), you will have a big Thank You posted together with your name on the project homepage www.sandbyborg.se. Included in all other rewards.

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    Pledge SEK 100 or more About $11

    At donations of 100 SEK (c. 10 €), you will get a personal greeting sent to you on a limited edition Sandby borg postcard specifically designed for this Kickstarter campaign. Included in all rewards above this level.

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    Pledge SEK 250 or more About $27

    Donations of 250 SEK (c. 25 €) will be rewarded with a personal diploma where your invaluable help is acknowledged.

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    Pledge SEK 500 or more About $54

    At donations of 500 SEK (c. 50 €), you will recieve a really cool Sandby borg official sponsor T-shirt!

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    Pledge SEK 750 or more About $81

    For backers with candy cravings, this level at 750 SEK (c. 75 €) is rewarded with an exclusive and extremely tasty box of Sandby borg chocolate, specifically developed and produced by the Sandby borg project in proud collaboration with Ölandschoklad, supplier of pralines for the Nobel Nightcap.

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    Pledge SEK 1,000 or more About $107

    Donations at this level (c. 100 €) are rewarded with a signed and individually numbered copy of the book, with texts in English and Swedish, beautifully illustrated and presenting the Sandby borg findings with special emphasis on the full excavation of House 40. Included in all rewards above this level.

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    Pledge SEK 5,000 or more About $537

    At this level (c. 500 €), the reward is a beautiful and exclusive silver replica of the so called sword pendant from Sandby borg, an amazing work of art that stands as model for the project logotype and also the specially produced Sandby borg chocolate mentioned above. The silver replica is produced by the highly renowned Öland silversmith Henrik Ingemansson at Atelier Borgila, Royal Warrant of Appointment and producer of the Order of the Seraphim.

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    Pledge SEK 15,000 or more About $1,612

    The reward on this level (c. 1500 €), limited to a maximum of ten backers, is a VIP day in Kalmar and on Öland. During this unforgettable day, project and excavation leader Dr Helena Victor will take care of you and give you a personal guided tour of the fort itself on location on Öland, as well as a close encounter with the astonishing Sandby borg finds in the vaults of Kalmar County Museum.

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    Pledge SEK 25,000 or more About $2,687

    Another reward limited to a maximum of ten backers, this level at 25 000 SEK (c. 2500 €) offers a weekend at the exclusive inn Halltorps Gästgiveri on Öland http://www.halltorpsgastgiveri.se/en/ with a fantastic three-course dinner and a VIP visit at the Sandby borg site included. Travel to and from Sweden is not included.

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    Pledge SEK 25,000 or more About $2,687

    This reward gives a class from a local school the opportunity to visit Sandby borg for a unique learning experience. Your generosity will be rewarded with the gratitude of the children expressed in the form of a personal "Thank you"-card, together with a copy of the book.

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    Pledge SEK 50,000 or more About $5,373

    The highest reward, at donations of 50 000 SEK (c. 5000 €), gives you an experience you will never forget. On the day of arrival, you will check in at the exclusive inn Halltorps Gästgiveri on Öland http://www.halltorpsgastgiveri.se/en/ where you stay for two nights with full board. On the first night you will get a relaxed but exciting evening introduction to the site by one of the project members. The whole next day, you will join us in the trench of the Kickstarter-funded excavations at Sandby borg, get a trowel in your hand and help us explore the secrets of the fort. With full supervision and guidance by expert archaeologists and project members, this level literally allows you to become an archaeologist for a day, and not at just any site. This reward is limited to a maximum of five backers.

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