|Project Connections:||This project is not linked to any other projects|
|Abstract:||In advance of road construction planning five trenches were excavated close to the old farm mound and graveyard in Laugarnes, Reykjavík, to verify the limits of the archaeology. |
|Project Start Year:||2005|
|Projected End Year:||2005|
||Bárugata 3, 101 Reykjavík, ICELAND
Fornleifakönnun í Laugarnesi [0.87 MB]
One trench revealed the remains of a turf wall around the graveyard, post-dating 1500, lying further to the north than the one visible on the surface. Another trench showed evidence of agricultural activity within the homefield and yet another one revealed midden layers, heavily truncated by 20th century pipelines.