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Title:Narfastađasel
Permalink:http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=101
Abstract:Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfastađasel to value the nature and date of the archaeology.
Country:Iceland
Project Start Year:2008
Projected End Year:2008

Account Owner
Contact: Fornleifastofnun Íslands
Postal Address: Bárugata 3, 101 Reykjavík, ICELAND
Post Code: 101
Telephone: 00354-5511033
Website: http://www.instarch.is
Email: fsi@instarch.is

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Frumrannsókn menningarminja í Narfastađaseli [1.95 MB]
Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfastađasel to value the nature and date of the archaeology. Written sources first mention a stable farm in 1836 but it was unknown whether the site was settled before that time. Four out of five trenches revealed archaeological features of some sort - two structures and a charcoal pit. Three of them predate tephra from 1300 but the homefield boundary on the other hand is later and most likely dates to the 19th century.





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Latitude: 65.680308°N Longitude: 17.396406°W