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|Abstract:||Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfastađasel to value the nature and date of the archaeology.|
|Project Start Year:||2008|
|Projected End Year:||2008|
|Postal Address:||Bárugata 3, 101 Reykjavík, ICELAND|
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.