Search for dissertations about: "ritual destruction"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words ritual destruction.

  1. 1. Ritualization - Hybridization - Fragmentation : The Mutability of Roman Vessels in Germania Magna AD 1–400

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Ekengren; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual destruction; obolus; imports; Roman Iron Age; Roman vessels; Germania Magna; transformation; appropriation; practice theory; ritual practice; princely graves; fürstengräber; identity construction; silver vessels; Germanic pottery; hybridity; Roman glass; Charon s coin; fragmentation; enchainment;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis deals with the transformation of imported vessels of Roman origin in Germania Magna during the Roman Iron Age, 1-400 AD. The concept of transformation in this context refers to the various ways these objects were interpreted, physically altered and consequently changed with regard to their function and meaning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crossing the Bridge An Interpretation of the Archaeological Remains in the Etruscan Bridge Complex at San Giovenale, Etruria

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Etruscan; San Giovenale; bridge; chthonic; Vesuna; Lurs Larunita; gens; Urcena; Larth; Fasthi Alsi; sacellum; Orientalizing; Protovillanovan; Archaic; Hellenistic; pottery; Greek imports; inscriptions; ritual; liminal; rites of passage; sacrifices; banqueting; transit road; multiple functions; continuity; change; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the archaeological remains in the Etruscan bridge complex, found during the excavations at San Giovenale in 1959–1963, and 1999. The aim has been to reach a holistic perspective of the bridge complex with the bridge seen as a link between topography, economy, social relationships, politics, symbols and ritual, reflecting its importance for the whole community at San Giovenale and its surroundings. READ MORE