Search for dissertations about: "shell middens"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words shell middens.

  1. 1. On Death in the Mesolithic : Or the Mortuary Practices of the Last Hunter-Gatherers of the South-Western Iberian Peninsula, 7th–6th Millennium BCE

    Author : Rita Peyroteo Stjerna; Kjel Knutsson; Mariana Diniz; Liv Nilsson Stutz; Clive Bonsall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; Late Mesolithic; hunter-gatherers; social memory; place; burial practices; mortuary ritual; historical process; south-western Iberian Peninsula; archaeothanatology; radiocarbon dating and Bayesian analysis; stable isotopes carbon and nitrogen ; shell middens; museum collections; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The history of death is entangled with the history of changing social values, meaning that a shift in attitudes to death will be consistent with changes in a society’s world view.Late Mesolithic shell middens in the Tagus and Sado valleys, Portugal, constitute some of the largest and earliest burial grounds known, arranged and maintained by people with a hunting, fishing, and foraging lifestyle, c 6000–5000 cal BCE. READ MORE