Search for dissertations about: "Iron Age archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Iron Age archaeology.

  1. 1. Coastal Communities on the Move : House and Polity Interaction in Southern Ostrobothnia 1500 BC-AD 1

    Author : Peter Holmblad; Karin Viklund; Henrik Asplund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Community archaeology; Settlement archaeology; Landscape archaeology; Environmental archaeology; House society; Local polity; Bronze Age; Pre-Roman Iron Age; Subsistence practices; Habitation practices; Political economy; Ostrobothnia; Finland; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This work attempts to seek new insights in understanding the archeological phenomena traditionally labelled as the western Bronze Age and the coastal Pre-Roman cultures of Finland (1500 BC-AD 1), by studying the phenomena from a socioeconomic interaction and practice oriented community perspective. The basic line of thought is that it was the everyday life of the local agents and their interactions that constituted the local communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cereal husbandry and settlement : Expanding archaeobotanical perspectives on the southern Scandinavian Iron Age

    Author : Radoslaw Grabowski; Karin Viklund; Hans Peter Stika; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cereal cultivation; iron age; southern Scandinavia; archaeobotany; settlement archaeology; environmental archaeology; miljöarkeologi; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : The here presented PhD project explores the phenomenon of cereal cultivation during the Iron Age (c. 500 BC – AD 1100) in southern Scandinavia. The main body of the thesis consists of four articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Barshalder 2 : Studies of late Iron Age Gotland

    Author : Martin Rundkvist; Ingmar Jansson; Siv Kristoffersen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Barshalder; Grötlingbo; Fide; Gotland; cemetery; graves; burial; Iron Age; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; Vendel Period; Viking Period; landscape history; gender; typology; chronology; seriation; correspondence analysis; social stratification; status; religion; paganism; Christianity; Christianisation; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : The prehistoric cemetery of Barshalder is located along the main road on the boundary between Grötlingbo and Fide parishes, near the southern end of the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. The ceme-tery was used from c. AD 1-1100. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outlanders? : Resource colonisation, raw material exploitation and networks in Middle Iron Age Sweden

    Author : Andreas Hennius; Neil Price; Karl-Johan Lindholm; James Barrett; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; outlands; non-agrarian production; resource exploitation; Scandinavia; Iron Age archaeology; pre-viking age; Vendel period; Viking Age; tar production; pitfall hunting; whaling; seasonal production sites; Inmark; Utmark; järnålder; arkeologi; ickeagrar produktion; resursexploatering; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The Middle Iron Age, around 300–650 CE, was characterised by extensive transformations across many aspects of society in the area of present-day Sweden. Within the central agricultural regions of the southern parts of the country, these changes are evident in a re-organisation of the settlements, renewed burial practices, the building of large-scale monuments, as well as increased militarisation, social stratification and an increase in imported objects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Masking Moments : The Transitions of Bodies and Beings in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    Author : Ing-Marie Back Danielsson; Bo Petré; Julian Thomas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masking practices; masks; transitions; Iron Age; Scandinavia; kuml; body; metaphorical thinking; miniaturization; queer theory; feminism; sex; gender; personhood; rune stones; gold foil figures; oral literacy; food preparation; burials; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis explores bodily representations in Late Iron Age Scandinavia (400–1050 AD). Non-human bodies, such as gold foil figures, and human bodies are analysed. The work starts with an examination and deconstruction of the sex/gender categories to the effect that they are considered to be of minor value for the purposes of the thesis. READ MORE