Search for dissertations about: "boat burials"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words boat burials.

  1. 1. Burial textiles Textile bits and pieces in central Sweden, AD 500–800

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

    Author : Anita Malmius; Birgit Arrhenius; Kerstin Lidén; Gunilla Eriksson; Eva Andersson Strand; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; textiles; boat-graves; Merovingian Period; Vendel; Valsgärde; Birka; elite burials; archaeology; Sweden; Migration Period; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the role and use of archaeological textiles (AT) deposited in inhumation and cremation burials in Sweden dating from 500–800 AD. The AT are studied in their burial context, including all other grave goods, emphasizing that they were as important as a source for understanding society in prehistory as they are today. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ship and Society Maritime Ideology in Late Iron Age Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Gunilla Larsson; Ola Kyhlberg; Mats G. Larsson; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ships; Seafaring; Society; Late Iron Age; shipbuilding methods; symbols; sacrifices; boat burials; ideology; leiðangr; long distance journeys; river routes.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relation between ship and society against a background of ideological and technological changes in Late Iron Age Sweden. It discusses the factors behind the development of ‘a maritime society’, why ships and seafaring came to play an important role that was also reflected in the use of the ship as a symbol and a metaphor in a military context, as well as in religion, administration, jurisdiction and social life. READ MORE