Search for dissertations about: "Mesolithic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word Mesolithic.

  1. 1. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized Bodies : : Tracing Ritual Practices in Late Mesolithic Burials

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic; practice theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; mesolithic;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the ritual dimensions of the mortuary practices in the late Mesolithic cemeteries at Skateholm in Southern Sweden and Vedbæk-Bøgebakken in Eastern Denmark. With a combination of methods and theories that all focus on the ritual practices as action, a new approach to burials in archaeology is proposed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pioneer Settlement in the Mesolithic of Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Anders Olofsson; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Mesolithic; pioneer settlement; lithic technology; cultural context; chronology; glacio-isostatic uplift; lake-tilting; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to cast light on the earliest settlement of northern Sweden. The starting point is lithic artifacts, which have been studied from a technological as well as a more conventional typological perspective (Papers I, II, and IV). READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Gummesson; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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. On Death in the Mesolithic Or the Mortuary Practices of the Last Hunter-Gatherers of the South-Western Iberian Peninsula, 7th–6th Millennium BCE

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University

    Author : Rita Peyroteo Stjerna; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; Late Mesolithic; hunter-gatherers; social memory; place; burial practices; mortuary ritual; historical process; south-western Iberian Peninsula; archaeothanatology; radiocarbon dating and Bayesian analysis; stable isotopes carbon and nitrogen ; shell middens; museum collections; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The history of death is entangled with the history of changing social values, meaning that a shift in attitudes to death will be consistent with changes in a society’s world view.Late Mesolithic shell middens in the Tagus and Sado valleys, Portugal, constitute some of the largest and earliest burial grounds known, arranged and maintained by people with a hunting, fishing, and foraging lifestyle, c 6000–5000 cal BCE. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tracking Wild Boar and Hunters : Osteology of Wild Boar in Mesolithic South Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Ola Magnell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities; Mesolithic; body size; age estimation; taphonomy; hunting; osteology; Humaniora; wild boar;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the hunting of wild boar during the Mesolithic in South Scandinavia and the relationship between humans and wild game. The study is based on an analysis of osteological remains from sites in Scania, Sweden, dating from the Late Maglemose Culture to the Early Ertebølle Culture. READ MORE