Search for dissertations about: "maritime archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words maritime archaeology.

  1. 1. Digital Maritime Sights : Digital visual documentation and communication in Scandinavian contract maritime archaeology

    Author : Delia Ni Chiobhain Enqvist; Bodil Petersson; Jesse Ransley; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; maritime archaeology; digital archaeology; visualisation; contract archaeology; contract maritime archaeology; underwater dcoumentation; outreach; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis investigates the use of digital visualisations for knowledge production and communication of maritime heritage located underwater. The archaeological practice that takes place in response to development, contract archaeology, is the field that is being investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seaward Landward : Investigations on the archaeological source value of the landing site category in the Baltic Sea region

    Author : Kristin Ilves; Frands Herschend; Ingmar Jansson; Antony Firth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Coastal archaeology; Maritime archaeology; Maritime cultural landscape; Landing sites; Harbours; Critical historiography; Sociology of landing sites; Model of interaction; Methodology; Shore displacement; Phosphate analysis; Baltic Sea region; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : There is a tendency in archaeology dealing with watercraft landing sites in a wider context to assume a direct relationship between sites in coastal and shore-bound areas and the practise of landing, without any deeper practical or theoretical exploration of the reality of any such relationship. This problem has its origins in the poor archaeological and conceptual definitions of watercraft landing sites obstructing any real understanding of the role of these sites in the maritime cultural landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ship and Society : Maritime Ideology in Late Iron Age Sweden

    Author : Gunilla Larsson; Ola Kyhlberg; Mats G. Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  4. 4. The Transport Amphorae from Euesperides : The Maritime Trade of a Cyrenaican City 400–250 BC

    Author : Kristian Göransson; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Ancient history; Hellenistic; pottery; ancient economy; trade; Cyrenaica; amphorae; Arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The present thesis is a study of Mediterranean trade 400-250 BC through an examination of transport amphorae from the ancient Cyrenaican city of Euesperides (Benghazi), Libya. The material comes from excavations conducted from 1999-2006 by the Society for Libyan Studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seascape Dialogues : Human-sea interaction in the Aegean from Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age

    Author : Christopher Nuttall; Michael Lindblom; Gunnel Ekroth; Matthew Haysom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Seascapes; Aegean prehistory; Greece; material culture; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This thesis examines human-sea interaction based on embodied and embedded action in the littoral and island regions of the Aegean from Late Neolithic (4800 BCE) to the end of Late Bronze Age I (1600 BCE). Fundamental to this approach is the concept of seascapes, defined here as a place or agent created by a human mind set. READ MORE