Search for dissertations about: "Jan Storå"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Jan Storå.

  1. 1. Reading bones : Stone Age hunters and seals in the Baltic

    Author : Jan Storå; Jan Ekman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Epiphyseal fusion; Harp seal; Marine mammals; Neolithic; Pitted Ware culture; Ringed seal; Seal hunting; Seasonality; Taphonomy; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a study of hunters and seals in the Stone Age in the Baltic. The ambition has been to develop and utilize methods for osteological analyses of archaeological seal bones. The main aims of the zooarchaeological analyses have been to study seal hunting strategies and the formation processes of the faunal remains. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neolithic Fisheries : Osteoarchaeology of Fish Remains in the Baltic Sea Region

    Author : Carina Olson; Jan Storå; Karin LImburg; Jan Ekman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neolithic fisheries; local and regional ecosystems; species variation; burnt and unburnt bones; representativeness; contextual quantification; fishing technology; spatial patterns; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; osteoarkeologi; Osteoarchaeology;

    Abstract : The variety of fish species found at the archaeological sites indicates the exploitation of local and regional ecosystems. The focus of the fisheries varies from site to site. READ MORE

  3. 3. Points on Production : Taphonomic research on Mesolithic osseous assemblages in Sweden

    Author : Sara Gummesson; Jan Storå; Ola Magnell; Kenneth Ritchie; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Osteoarchaeological patterns; Taphonomic analysis; Osseous craft; Mesolithic; Spatial studies; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Osteoarchaeological materials are influenced by many consecutive factors, from human hunting strategies, consumption patterns and waste disposal to mechanical and chemical changes in bone structure and shape. Here Mesolithic osteoarchaeological patterns have been examined in relation to the production of bone and antler artefacts. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Urban Farmer : Osteoarchaeological Analysis of Skeletons from Medieval Sigtuna Interpreted in a Socioeconomic Perspective

    Author : Anna Kjellström; Ebba During; Jan Storå; Sten Tesch; Berit Sellevold; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urbanization; health index; Middle Ages; sex distribution; age distribution; dietary patterns; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : At the end of the 10th century the first Swedish town Sigtuna was founded, which can be recognized as the beginning of urbanization in the Mälaren valley. Christianity was growing strong and the administrative power was probably concentrated to a few magnates gathered around a king. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breaking and Making Bodies and Pots : Material and Ritual Practices in Sweden in the Third Millennium BC

    Author : Åsa Maria Larsson; Anders Kaliff; Jan Storå; Joanna Sofaer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Neolithic; Late Neolithic; Pitted Ware culture; Battle Axe culture; Corded Ware culture; pottery; pottery technology; craft; chaîne opératoire; mortuary archaeology; mortuary house; burial; ritual; defleshing; cremation; secondary mortuary practice; osteology; ethnoarchaeology; culture; culture change; identity; ethnicity; practice; cognition; body; embodiment; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : In South Sweden the third millennium BC is characterised by coastal settlements of marine hunter-gatherers known as the Pitted Ware culture, and inland settlements of the Battle Axe culture. This thesis outlines the history of research of the Middle Neolithic B in general and that of the pottery and burial practices in particular. READ MORE