Search for dissertations about: "Taphonomic analysis"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Taphonomic analysis.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Radoslaw Grabowski; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Urban and rural environments from Iron Age to Medieval time in northern Europe : Evidence from fossil insect remains from South-Eastern Sweden and Novgorod, Russia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Hellqvist; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap; Quarternary Geology; Kvartärgeologi; Earth sciences; Late Holocene; Iron Age; Medieval time; subfossil insects; Coleoptera; environment; climate; human environment; taphonomy; south-eastern Sweden; Novgorod; Geovetenskap; Miljöhistoriska studier av förhistoriska bosättningar i Mälardalsregionen;

    Abstract : This thesis presents and discusses results from studies in of subfossil insect remains of natural and cultural origin. Samples were obtained by coring in sediments or by collection during archaeological excavations. The aim was to reconstruct local environment and climate in rural and early urban situations from Iron Age to medieval time. READ MORE