Search for dissertations about: "Taphonomic analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 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; Jan Storå; Ola Magnell; Kenneth Ritchie; [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; [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; Karin Viklund; Hans Peter Stika; [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 Practcies in Late Mesolithic Burials

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Timothy Taylor; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; practice theory; mesolithic; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

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

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic; practice theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    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