The Kristiansand range has been possessed since ancient times. In 1996 the generally saved skeleton of a lady dating to pretty nearly 6500 BC was found in the neighboring region of Søgne, which exhibits early home of the archipelago. Grauthelleren (Grathelleren) on Fidjane is accepted to be a Stone Age settlement. The principal disclosure in Norway of a Sarup nook (a Neolithic type of custom walled in area initially recognized at Sarup on the Danish island of Funen) was made in 2010 at Hamresanden and dates to c. 3400 BC. Archeological unearthings to the east of Oddernes Church have revealed country settlements that existed amid the hundreds of years quickly previously, then after the fact the start of our time. Together with a comparing revelation in Rogaland, these are extraordinary in the Norwegian setting; segregated homesteads, as opposed to towns, were the standard in old Norway. Different disclosures in grave hills around the congregation, in the Lund area of the city, demonstrate residence starting c. 400 AD, and 25 cooking pits that were discovered instantly outside the congregation divider in 1907 are likely significantly more seasoned. One of the biggest prechristian graveyard in South Norway was once in the past found to the south and west of the congregation. A regal focus is thought to have existed at Oddernes before 800, and the congregation was fabricated around 1040.