Search for dissertations about: "cremation"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word cremation.

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

    Author : Åsa Maria Larsson; Anders Kaliff; Jan Storå; Joanna Sofaer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Archaeology; North European; 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

  2. 2. Materialising Modern Cemeteries : Archaeological narratives of Assistens cemetery, Copenhagen

    Author : Sian ANTHONY; begravning och social identitet Gravarkeologiska forskargruppen – Död; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Burial customs; Cemetery; Cremation; Copenhagen; Denmark; Death; Excavation; Gravediggers; Materiality; Modernity; 19th and 20th century;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the encounter between the dead and the living within 19th and 20th century landscape cemeteries. It shows how the relationship unfolds through the materiality and practices occurring within them. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anita Malmius; Birgit Arrhenius; Kerstin Lidén; Gunilla Eriksson; Eva Andersson Strand; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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