Search for dissertations about: "Middle Neolithic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Middle Neolithic.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Carina Olson; Jan Storå; Karin LImburg; Jan Ekman; ; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neolithic fisheries; local and regional ecosystems; species variation; burnt and unburnt bones; representativeness; contextual quantification; fishing technology; spatial patterns; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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. The study is based on the analyses of faunal materials from 10 archaeological sites from Eastern Middle Sweden, Gotland, and Åland dating to approximately 3800 – 1850 B. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consuming and communicating identities Dietary diversity and interaction in Middle Neolithic Sweden

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

    Author : Elin Fornander; Kerstin Lidén; Per Andersson; Liv Nilsson Stutz; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Neolithic; Neolithisation; Sweden; Baltic Sea; Funnel Beaker Culture; Pitted Ware Culture; Battle Axe Culture; megaliths; isotopes; δ13C; δ15N; δ34S; 87Sr 86Sr; radiocarbon dating; palaeodiet; mobility; interaction; identity; ethnicity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : Isotope analyses on human and faunal skeletal remains from different Swedish Neolithic archaeological contexts are here applied as a means to reconstruct dietary strategies and mobility patterns. The chronological emphasis is on the Middle Neolithic period, and radiocarbon dating constitutes another central focus. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

    Author : Åsa Maria Larsson; Anders Kaliff; Jan Storå; Joanna Sofaer; [2009]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; North European; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen 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

  4. 4. Remnant echoes of the past Archaeological geophysical prospection in Sweden

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

    Author : Andreas Viberg; Kerstin Lidén; Bo Olofsson; Rinita Dalan; Bruce Bevan; Neil Price; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeological prospection; geophysical survey; Sweden; Ground-penetrating radar; magnetometry; Slingram; magnetic susceptibility; Neolithic; Migration period; Viking Age; Middle Ages; Öland; Gotland; Sigtuna; Lapland; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to investigate the benefits, pitfalls and possibilities of using geophysical methods in archaeological projects. This is exemplified by surveys carried out at archaeological sites in different geographical and chronological contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shaping an Identity : Pitted Ware pottery and potters in southeast Sweden

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

    Author : Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay; Kerstin Lidén; Andrew Jones; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pitted Ware culture; pottery; middle Neolithic; Köpingsvik; Ottenby Royal Manor; cultural identity; pottery design; pottery technology; pottery use.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; North European; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The thesis is concerned with pottery and culture during the Middle Neolithic (c. 3300 – 2300 cal BC) in southeast Sweden. Its purpose is to investigate and discuss the significance of pottery in the Pitted Ware culture, particularly on the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea. READ MORE