Search for dissertations about: "Birka"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word Birka.

  1. 1. The Birka Warrior the material culture of a martial society

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Birka; martial society; warrior; material culture; distribution patterns; cultural expression; Rus’; Viking Age; Early Middle Age; iconography; style; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This is a study of martial material culture in the context of the Viking Age warrior of Birka, Sweden. The aim is to establish the role, function and affiliation of the Birka warrior and thereby place Birka on the power-political map of the 10th century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on Birka : investigations and surveys 1976-1989

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Archaeological Research Laboratory, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Holmquist; Stockholms universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Birka;

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  3. 3. Animal husbandry in the Viking Age town of Birka and its hinterland : excavations in the black earth 1990-95

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Birka Project, Riksantikvarieämbetet

    Author : Bengt Wigh; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; animal husbandry; domestication; Viking Age; Birka; cattle; pig; sheep; horse; dog; cat; fur trade; Boskapsskötsel; Kreaturshandel; Uppland; Birka; vikingatiden; Osteologi; historisk osteologi; Historical Osteology;

    Abstract : The Birka Excavations 1990-95 provided a unique opportunity to excavate a Swedish Viking Age town stratigraphically, allowing the finds - including extensive and well-preserved faunal remains - to be dated accurately. This in turn has given the opportunity to study the nature and development of Viking Age animal husbandry in a new, closer perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Common Thread, Textile Production during the Late Iron Age and Viking Age

    University dissertation from Arkeologiska Institutionen, Lunds Universitet

    Author : Eva Andersson; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Haithabu; Birka; Scania; Viking Age; Late Iron Age; household production; textile valuables; sail cloth; bone needle; loom weight; textile production; spindle whorl; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The initial aim of the present PhD thesis was to develop the method of classification for textile tools to facilitate the study of textile production in an archaeological context. The thesis consists of five separate projects and a concluding summary. The study covers the late Iron Age, mainly the Viking Period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migration in Prehistory : DNA and stable isotope analyses of Swedish skeletal material

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Anna Linderholm; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Migration; ancient DNA; stable isotopes; δ13C; δ15N; δ34S; mtDNA; lactose tolerance; Neolithic; Pitted Ware culture; Funnel Beaker culture; Vikings; Öland; Rössberga; Birka; Björned; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to show how scientific methods may be used to look at migration in prehistory on the basis of archaeological material. The individuals examined represent the period 4 000 BC to 1 000 AD and have their geographical origins in various parts of Sweden.Ancient DNA analysis is employed in three cases. READ MORE