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Project Title: Akurvik Excavations 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=7
Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Akurvik was discovered by Haukur Johanneson in 1987 when beach erosion exposed a series of midden deposits and what proved to be a series of small turf walled booth structures superposed over an 18 m long erosion face at the small embayme...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Medieval,,Fishing,Station,Zooarchaeology,NW,Iceland,Strandasysla
 
Project Title: Arnˇrssta­am˙li
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=117
Country: Iceland
Description: A site close to Arnˇrssta­am˙li, E-Iceland, was threatened by imminent roadworks and a preliminary excavation demanded by the National Heritage Agency. ...[More]
 
Project Title: A­alstrŠti 10
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=105
Country: Iceland
Description: Trial trenches were excavated in advance of building construction on the western side of an upstanding house in A­alstrŠti 10, central ReykjavÝk. The aim was to see whether archaeological deposits were present in this area known to be rich of remai...[More]
 
Project Title: A­alstrŠti 14-18
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=52
Country: Iceland
Description: This project aimed to fully excavate all archaeological remains in A­alstrŠti 14-18, ReykjavÝk in advance of proposed development. The area is historically known as an industrial area at the time of "the factories" (InnrÚttingarnar) in the 18th cent...[More]
 
Project Title: Bakki, Tj÷rnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=94
Country: Iceland
Description: In relation to construction work in the farm Bakki, subject to plans for building an aluminium factory, some machine digging took place and was supervised by an archaeologist. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Bangasta­ir og Valadalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=64
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological assessment took place at two sites in Tj÷rnes which were threatened by imminent roadworks....[More]
 
Project Title: Boundary in M÷­ruvellir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=73
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated in a boundary wall in M÷­ruvellir, Eyjafj÷r­ur, in advance of road construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Brei­afj÷r­ur Islands
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=108
Country: Iceland
Description: The islands of Brei­afj÷r­ur are unique, geographically bounded spaces, but often maintained, organized and owned from the mainland. Living on islands was a balance between surviving and living through farming and fishing. However, the communication ...[More]
 
Project Title: Brekka and Da­asta­ir in N˙pasveit
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=79
Country: Iceland
Description: Evaluation trenching took place prior to road construction in Da­asta­ir and Brekka, N˙pasveit (NE Iceland) in two sites, several kilometres apart. ...[More]
 
Project Title: B˙­arhßlsvirkjun
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=103
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations were carried out in B˙­arhßls prior to the flooding of a stone-built enclosure. This included a measured DGPS survey, a photographic survey, as well as the excavation of four trenches across the walls of the upstandi...[More]
 
Project Title: B˙­atangi, HrÝsey
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=81
Country: Iceland
Description: Six trial trenches were dug in B˙­atangi in HrÝsey, Eyjafj÷r­ur, prior to construction work. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Communication, Settlements and Landscape – Social Dimensions in Norse Societies in the Viking and Early Medieval periods (c. 800-1200 AD)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=118
Country: Other
Region: The project includes areas in Scotland, Iceland, South Greenland and Canada.
Description: This four year PhD project focus on the dynamics between the physcial landscape, communication in various shapes, settlement structure and the society. Focus areas in the Orkneys, Iceland, Greenland and Canada provide the empirical base of the projec...[More]
Keywords: Communication,landscape,settlements,social,transport,cairn,cairns,ships,visual,analysis
 
Project Title: Dettifoss
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=106
Country: Iceland
Description: In advance of road construction near Dettifoss, N-Iceland, some archaeological sites in Ůingeyjarsřsla had to be investigated....[More]
 
Project Title: Everley Broch
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=13
Country: Scotland
Region: Caithness
Description: The site of Everley Broch, situated in Caithness, is composed of a Middle Iron Age broch and a Late Norse house. This project aimed to study the human/plant interaction on the site and see its evolution through time. The archaeobotanical assemblage s...[More]
Keywords: Archaeobotany,,Broch,,Iron,Age,,Norse
 
Project Title: Explorer's stories : Ectoparasites and Hygienic studies in North West Greenland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=35
Country: Greenland
Region: Inglefield land
Description: From the end of the 19th century through to the beginning of the 20th century Northwest Greenland was frequently visited by explorers and others attempting to reach the reach the North Pole. Their adventures elicited amazing descriptions of the land ...[More]
Keywords: Ectoparasite,Greenland,Inuit,Inughuit,Explorer,archaeoentomology
 
Project Title: Eyri in Skutulsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=69
Country: Iceland
Description: The investigation in Eyri farm mound was carried out on behalf of the Town of ═safj÷r­ur in connection with the project "The Westfjords in the Middle Ages". The aim was to understand and realise the research potential of the site by trenching....[More]
 
Project Title: EyvÝk in Tj÷rnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=90
Country: Iceland
Description: Prior to construction work a trench was excavated through a boundary. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Finnbogastadir Rescue Excavation 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=5
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1990 construction work around the modern farm house at Finnbogastadir (Arneshreppur, Strandasysla, NW Iceland) hit a stratified midden deposit that produced substantial amounts of well preserved bone and artifacts dating to the 18th to early 19th ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Zooarchaeology,Strandasysla,Finnbogastadir,Early,Modern
 
Project Title: Fluorine poisoning in victims of the 1793-84 eruption of the Laki fissure
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=116
Country: Iceland
Description: The eruption of the Laki fissure was the greatest calamity to affect Iceland since its settlement. It is estimated that 20% of the population died from starvation and disease. The aim of this project is to investigate causes of death in people wh...[More]
 
Project Title: From Iceland to New Iceland. The Archaeology of 19th-century Emigration
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=124
Country: Iceland
Region: H÷f­astr÷nd, Skagafj÷r­ur
Description: The project is apart of Agusta Edwald's current PhD research project at the Department of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen. The project is supervised by Dr. Karen Milek and Dr. Jeff Oliver. It aims to shed light on the experience of Icelandic immi...[More]
Keywords: 19th-century,,emigration,,Iceland,,New,Iceland
 
Project Title: Geophysical survey at Housa Voe, Papa Stour, Shetland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=128
Country: Scotland
Region: Papa Stour, Shetland
Description: A geophysical survey at Housa Voe, Papa Stour, was undertaken in May 2010. The survey forms part of The Assembly Project. ...[More]
Keywords: thing, assembly, viking age, medieval
 
Project Title: Geophysical survey at Tingwall, Shetland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=127
Country: Scotland
Region: Shetland
Description: The present report summarizes the geophysical survey at Tingwall, which is home of the most important assembly site of Shetland. The survey was undertaken in May 2010 and is part of The Assembly Project. ...[More]
Keywords: thing, assembly, viking age, medieval
 
Project Title: Gjogur Excavations 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=6
Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Gjogur is a substantial farm mound now associated with a small boat landing. Gjogur is historically known to be an early settlement, and the deeply stratified midden deposits sampled in 1990 indicate a long period of occupation. The 1990 ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Strandasysla,Zooarchaeology,Fishing,Early,Modern,Medieval,NW,Iceland
 
Project Title: Glerß
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=44
Country: Iceland
Description: The Glerß project started when human bones were accidentally uncovered in a gravel mine close to the farm mound in Glerß in 1998. Later members of the institute were asked to visit the site several times when a grave mound was demolished and more bo...[More]
 
Project Title: Gufuskßlar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=95
Country: Iceland
Region: SnŠfellsbŠr
Description: The farm of Gufuskßlar lies on the westernmost tip of the SnŠfellsnes peninsula under the glacier known as SnŠfellsj÷kull. While the farm likely dates to the Viking Age the site was home to a mysterious and intensive commercial fishing venture during...[More]
Keywords: medieval, commercial fishing, fishing, fishing station, cod
 
Project Title: Gßsir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=55
Country: Iceland
Description: The well known medieval trade site of Gßsir lies north of Akureyri. The archaeological investigations at Gßsir formed the core of a five year project aimed at typifying remains from the full functional and chronological extent of the site. The proje...[More]
 
Project Title: HafnarstrŠti 16
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=51
Country: Iceland
Description: During the renovation of an old house in HafnarstrŠti 16, central ReykjavÝk, areas at risk under and up against the house were excavated....[More]
 
Project Title: Hagrie's B÷d
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=11
Country: Scotland
Description: From the early sixteenth century, perhaps even from the second decade of the fifteenth century, ships from north Germany made there way across the north Atlantic to Shetland. The main item of trade for the Hanseatic traders was dried fish which was o...[More]
Keywords: Hanseatic League,trade,fish,sitophilus,granarius
 
Project Title: Hofsta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=41
Country: Iceland
Description: The Hofsta­ir project aimed at re-excavating and re-evaluating Viking Age remains previously investigated in 1908. This project was the flag-ship project for the Landscape of Settlements project....[More]
 
Project Title: Hringsdalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=99
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2006 human bones were found eroding in Hringsdalur W-Iceland. An excavation was conducted and two pagan burials uncovered....[More]
 
Project Title: HrÝsheimar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=104
Country: Iceland
Description: The HrÝsheimar excavation is a part of the larger Landscape of settlements project. The site, dated to the Viking Age, is on the southwestern side of Mřvatn, in a barren and heavily eroded area. Among other things it has extensive iron working remai...[More]
 
Project Title: Hvolst˙n
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=72
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated in a ruin in Hvolsv÷llur, in a proposed development area, at the request of the National Heritage Agency. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Hßsteinsvegur in Stokkseyri
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=114
Country: Iceland
Description: Prior to construction work two trial trenches were excavated in a mound in Stokkseyri, thought to be a possible farm mound. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Hˇlsfj÷ll
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=96
Country: Iceland
Description: Trenches were excavated at two alleged farmsites in Hˇlsfj÷ll, N-Ůingeyjarsřsla. The area lies at about 350-450 m above sea level and is one of the highest inhabited areas in Iceland. ...[More]
 
Project Title: H÷f­ager­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=65
Country: Iceland
Description: The aims of the preliminary investigations at H÷f­ager­i were to shed light on the dating and nature of the settlement by trenching and intensive survey. ...[More]
 
Project Title: H÷gnasta­ir in Fl˙­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=115
Country: Iceland
Description: Ten trenches were dug in H÷gnasta­ir, Fl˙­ir, prior to construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Icelandic Freshwater Radiocarbon Reservoir Effects
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=135
Country: Iceland
Description: The radiocarbon levels in carbon from freshwater systems of lakes and rivers can be lower than in carbon from the terrestrial biosphere. This makes freshwater carbon appear anomalously old when it is radiocarbon dated. In Iceland, freshwater systems ...[More]
Keywords: Radiocarbon,Freshwater,Reservoir,Myvatn
 
Project Title: Kßlfsskinn, Eyjafir­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=97
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2003 a few sites in Kßlfskinn, Eyjafj÷r­ur, had been surveyed and identified as possible pagan burials. In 2005 two of those were tested by opening trenches across each concentrations of stones. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Kßrahnj˙kar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=84
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to evaluate the area in the highlands north of Vatnaj÷kull glacier affected by Hßlslˇn, a reservoir which stores water for use in hydroelectricity, and excavate or record archaeological sites endangered by it. This invol...[More]
 
Project Title: K˙vÝkur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=74
Country: Iceland
Description: The project in K˙vÝkur, a trading site established after the monopoly in 1602, was focussed on a midden which was heavily eroded on one side. A trench was excavated, revealing extensive midden layers dating back to the 18th century....[More]
 
Project Title: Laufßs
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=46
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated along the passage floor in the upstanding farm of Laufßs prior to the construction of new heating pipes under the floor. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Laugarnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=77
Country: Iceland
Description: In advance of road construction planning five trenches were excavated close to the old farm mound and graveyard in Laugarnes, ReykjavÝk, to verify the limits of the archaeology. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Leirvogstunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=88
Country: Iceland
Description: Excavations in the farm mound of Leirvogstunga, MosfellsbŠr were carried out in advance of construction plans, first by trenching but later an open excavation was conducted....[More]
 
Project Title: Lyngbrekka
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=98
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2003-2005 investigations took place in Lyngbrekka, earlier known as G÷mlu-Da­asta­ir in Reykjadalur, S-Ůing. The aim was to see if folklore and place names could be used as reliable sources to locate pagan burials. ...[More]
 
Project Title: LŠkjargata
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=223
Country: Iceland
Region: ReykjavÝk
Description: The archaeological remains of LŠkjargata (64.146270, -21.938554) in downtown ReykjavÝk were excavated by archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun ═slands (FS═) under the direction of LÝsabet Gu­mundsdˇttir in 2015. ...[More]
Keywords: LŠkjargata
 
Project Title: Midden in M÷­ruvellir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=89
Country: Iceland
Description: The key aim of this effort was to locate and recover animal bones, artefacts, and environmental samples from a well stratified midden sequence at M÷­ruvellir, in connection with ongoing archaeological work investigating local subsistence strategies i...[More]
 
Project Title: Midden in Sk˙tusta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=109
Country: Iceland
Description: This project aims to gather archaeofauna and other comparative data from a midden dating back to medieval times in Sk˙tusta­ir, south of lake Mřvatn. Please note this record will not be updated further and up to date details about Sk˙tust...[More]
 
Project Title: Myrkßrdalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=22
Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkßrdalur contains several ruins, and the early farm ruin is clearly visible: several rooms are connected through a central corridor, reminiscent of medieval houses from Greenland. A landslide in the 14th Century destroyed par...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: M÷­ruvellir graveyard
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=80
Country: Iceland
Description: A long trench (15 x 2 m) was excavated in the graveyard in M÷­ruvellir, H÷rgßrbygg­, prior to laying heating pipes to the church. ...[More]
 
Project Title: M÷­ruvellir Ý Hˇrgßrdal
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=23
Country: Iceland
Description: M÷­ruvellir is located in H÷rgßrdal, Eyjafj÷r­ur, Northern Iceland. The site lies on open lowland pasture, to the north of the river H÷rgß, some 13 kilometres north of the modern City of Akureyri. M÷­ruvellir is situated only a short distance from ...[More]
Keywords: Monastic site, long occupation, H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-
 
Project Title: Narfasta­asel
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=101
Country: Iceland
Description: Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfasta­asel to value the nature and date of the archaeology. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Naust
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=93
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavation at Naust in the town of Akureyri took place after evaluation trenches had been dug. The work was carried out in advance of building development. Two areas were excavated and some of the archaeology clearly dates to the Viking Age....[More]
 
Project Title: Nauthˇll
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=91
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavations at the old farm site Nauthˇll, ReykjavÝk, were conducted following on from an evaluation based on trial trenching in advance of a building development. An area of about 300 m2 was excavated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Nes vi­ Seltj÷rn
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=43
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1994 the Seltjarnarnes council decided to have archaeological evaluations carried out around the old farm of Nes in Seltjarnarnes. The old farm now houses museums and the area around it is an outdoor activity area for the public. Bones have previ...[More]
 
Project Title: Ne­ri ┴s
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=42
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project was to excavate an alleged graveyard and church ruin in Ne­ri-┴s. According to written sources this is supposed to be one of the oldest churches in Iceland....[More]
 
Project Title: Oddsta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=21
Country: Iceland
Description: The site of Oddsta­ir farm ruins nowadays belong to the land owned by Íxnhˇll farm, once a church farm. The 2009 Midden excavation yielded well preserved animal bones and was sampled for environmental analyses. Tephra analysis and C14 data may co...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation
 
Project Title: Pagan Burial Maps
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=155
Country: Iceland
Region: all over Iceland
Description: Maps of Pagan Burials in Iceland developed through arcgis software and uploaded on Google Earth. In essence, the focus of this project was to create individual maps considerably zoomed in, showing not only the burials but also the landscape features...[More]
Keywords: burials,maps,pagan
 
Project Title: Presth˙s, Akranesi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=100
Country: Iceland
Description: Due to contstruction work machine digging up against the farm-mound Presth˙s, Akranes, was monitored by an archaeologist. A section was cleaned and recorded. ...[More]
 
Project Title: RAPID Gar­ar Collaborative Rescue Project - 2012
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=161
Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: RAPID is an intensive international multi-disciplinary effort to salvage critical organic remains (zooarchaeological, archaeobotanical, artifactual, geoarchaeological, bioarchaeological, and archaeoentomological) from rapidly degrading cultural depos...[More]
Keywords: Greenland, Norse, Zooarchaeology, Climate, Subsistance, Eastern Settlement
 
Project Title: Rau­askri­a
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=68
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this excavation was to investigate an enclosure believed to be a graveyard and to locate the possible church within it....[More]
 
Project Title: Reykholt church
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=63
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project is to fully excavate the remains of the old church in Reykholt. This is the first time the full development of a parish church in Iceland is investigated but most church foundations are not accessible for such research as mode...[More]
 
Project Title: Reykir in Ëlafsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=76
Country: Iceland
Description: An archeological investigation was conducted in Reykir in Ëlafsfj÷r­ur in advance of construction plans. Three ruins were fully excavated, a trench excavated through a boundary wall and one cairn investigated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: ReykjavÝk water front
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=87
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to target possible building remains in the old center and harbour area of ReykjavÝk, between HafnarstrŠti, Pˇsth˙sstrŠti, Geirsgata and LŠkjargata....[More]
 
Project Title: Ruin site ě47 Bishop's see Gardar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=19
Country: Greenland
Keywords: AMS,dates
 
Project Title: Rßeyri in Siglufj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=86
Country: Iceland
Description: A ruin endangered by road construction in Siglufj÷r­ur was fully excavated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: SaltvÝk
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=71
Country: Iceland
Description: SaltvÝk is a site which holds three clusters of ancient looking ruins without homefield boundaries. The aims of the preliminary investigations in SaltvÝk were to shed light on the dating and nature of the settlement by trenching. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Sea wall in ┴lftanes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=48
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to investigate a stonebuilt seawall that had to be removed....[More]
 
Project Title: Skuggi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=10
Country: Iceland
Description: Skuggi is an upland small sized farming site in H÷rgßrdalur, Eyjafj÷r­ur and may have been a tenant farm in the earlier Middle Ages, as part of the Sta­artunga landholdings. Sta­ardunga is assumed to have been connected to the medieval monastery at M...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: Skßlholt
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=62
Country: Iceland
Description: The project's overall aims encompass a full investigation and presentation of the latter centuries (17th-19th) of settlement at Skßlholt, as it was prior to its abandonment after an earthquake in 1784 and at the height of its cultural influence in Ic...[More]
 
Project Title: Sk˙tusta­ir Excavation
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=3
Country: Iceland
Region: Mřvatnssveit
Description: Sk˙tusta­ir is an active farm and hotel center on the south side of Lake Myvatn. It figures in sagas as the home of "Killer Skuta", an early chieftain, and historically was one of two parish church centers in the Myvatn area and has remained one of t...[More]
Keywords: Skutustadir,Iceland,Zooarchaeology
 
Project Title: Snow modelling H÷rgardalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=218
Country: Iceland
Description: This is the northern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density near the archaeological site of Skuggi. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is us...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
 
Project Title: Snow modelling Skaftßrtunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=217
Country: Iceland
Description: This is the southern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density at the farms of Hrifunes and B˙land. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is used ...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
 
Project Title: Snow, landscape and people: Fieldwork in Norway
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=132
Country: Norway
Region: Heidal
Description: Fieldwork from project: Snow, landscape and people: Modelling variations in snow distribution and melt across the landscape and the implications for human activities. Snow surveys were completed in Heidal valley, Oppland, along three discontinuous...[More]
Keywords: snow,melt,vegetation,climate
 
Project Title: Snow, landscape and people: Fieldwork in Sweden
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Country: Sweden
Region: Abisko
Description: Fieldwork from project: Snow, landscape and people: Modelling variations in snow distribution and melt across the landscape and the implications for human activities. Method: Snow depth and density were measured in the pre-snow melt period from ...[More]
Keywords: snow,distribution,vegetation
 
Project Title: Snow, landscape and people: Modelling variations in snow distribution and melt across the landscape and the implications for human activities
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=130
Country: Greenland
Region: Arctic
Description: The quantity and distribution of snow across landscapes and timing of the spring snowmelt is key to a diverse range of processes, from the hydrological cycle and glaciation through to ecological and human-environment interactions. Many snow-covered...[More]
Keywords: Snow, modelling, Arctic populations
 
Project Title: Social-ecological Resilience in the Viking-Age to Early-Medieval Faroe Islands
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=136
Country: Faroe Islands
Region: Sandur, Sandoy
Description: This dissertation aims to evaluate the development and maintenance of social-ecological resilience during the settlement-period (ca. 9th through 11th centuries CE) in the Faroe Islands. In particular, the core objectives include the identification...[More]
Keywords: Faroe Islands, Norse, historical ecology, resilience, zooarchaeology
 
Project Title: Steinbogi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=59
Country: Iceland
Description: The site Steinbogi in Mřvatnssveit was threatened by imminent roadworks and therefore the archaeological potential of the endangered parts of it had to be assessed. The site was also considered of possible value for the Landscape of settlements proj...[More]
 
Project Title: Survey of archaeological remains at SvÝnanes, Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=157
Country: Iceland
Region: Reykhˇlahreppur
Keywords: Iceland, trading site
 
Project Title: Survey of medieval harbours at Shetland
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Country: Scotland
Region: Shetland
Keywords: Shetland, medieval, trading site
 
Project Title: Svalbar­ revisited
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=102
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1986 and 1988 midden excavations took place in Svalbar­, N-Ůingeyjarsřsla, revealing one of the largest faunal collections up to that point in Iceland. The results were instrumental in the development of methods and models for reconstructing pala...[More]
 
Project Title: Sveigakot
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Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project was to fully excavate all structures and middens located at Sveigakot, south of lake Mřvatn. The site of Sveigakot was first surveyed in 1998 in an area now completely eroded. Only midden traces were visible on the surface. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Sˇmasta­ager­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=67
Country: Iceland
Description: An archaeological evaluation was carried out at Sˇmasta­ager­i and Hraun in Rey­arfj÷r­ur on behalf of Alcoa Primary Metals. This was done in advance of construction, and represents the first stage of a process of investigation required to meet the ...[More]
 
Project Title: The Hvalsey Fjord farms - Excavations at the
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Country: Greenland
Description: The ruins at ruin site ě83a were first recorded and excavated by Aage Roussell in 1935. Originally eight ruins and three cooking pits were recorded. To day four of the ruins have been removed owing to modern cultivation. Roussell's report on the 1...[More]
Keywords: Hvalsey,Fjord,farm,church,
 
Project Title: The Siglunes Project: Long-term Investigations of Marine Economy in Eyjafj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafj÷r­ur, Siglufj÷r­ur, Siglunes Peninsula
Description: The Siglunes site is characterized by a series of coastal remains associated with fishing-related activities on the peninsula itself, and an enormous farm mound and connected in-, and outfield complex on the mainland. Although heavily impacted by...[More]
Keywords: Iceland, terrestrial & marine resources, long-term occupation, subsistence vs. commercial fisheries
 
Project Title: Undir Junkarinsfl°tti
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=15
Country: Faroe Islands
Description: Excavations of this extensive coastal erosion site occurred between 2003 and 2007. ...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,Norse,coastal,erosion
 
Project Title: VaktarabŠr
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=107
Country: Iceland
Description: During the renovation of a house in central ReykjavÝk, called VaktarabŠr, it was considered necessary to monitor construction work to avoid damaging archaeology. Trenches were dug to evaluate the extent of cultural remains....[More]
 
Project Title: Vatnsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=47
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavation in Vatnsfj÷r­ur forms a part of a larger project called Vestfir­ir ß mi­÷ldum/The Westfjords in the middle ages. The Westfjords have somewhat been neglected in Icelandic archaeology up to this point. The overall aim of the project is...[More]
 
Project Title: VÝg­alaug
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Country: Iceland
Region: ┴rnessřsla
Description: Archaeological investigation was requested before VÝg­alaug (consecrated pool) was repaired before the celebration of the 1000 year anniversary of Christianity in Iceland....[More]
 
Project Title: Where should I put this shieling?
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=224
Country: Greenland
Region: Vatnahverfi
Description: The project was part of the dissertation submitted for the completion of the course MSc GIS and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. The dissertation aimed to explore the theory of Norse pastoral subsistence system using GIS. The basic assumpt...[More]
Keywords: organised pastoral labour, exploit of pastoral resources, modelling communication routes
 
Project Title: ě172 Tatsip Ataa Midden Excavation Project - Subsistence Strategies and Economy in Norse Vatnahverfi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=159
Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: The Norse economy in Greenland was strongly dependent upon a balance of both marine resources (seals, sea birds, walruses) and terrestrial resources (pasture plants, woodland, fertilized soils, domestic mammals, reindeer) (McGovern 1985, 2000, McGove...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,Zooarchaeology,Climate,Subsistance,Eastern,Settlement
 
Project Title: ě68 Timerliit Excavation Project - IPY - 2008
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=160
Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: Excavation of a midden at a Norse farm in inland area of Vatnahverfi, Eastern Settlement. ě68 is a small size Norse farm in the inland district of Vatnahverfi. Even though the main goal to generate a large, well preserved and stratified zooarchae...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,Zooarchaeology,Climate,Subsistance,Eastern Settlement
 
Project Title: ┌lfarsß
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Country: Iceland
Description: Six evaluation trenches were excavated in three different sites in advance of construction plan in ┌lfarsßrdalur, ReykjavÝk....[More]
 
Project Title: ┌tskalar
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Country: Iceland
Region: Southwest Iceland
Description: Between 2005 and 2006 archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun ═slands (Icelandic Institute of Archaeology) conducted excavations at the coastal site of ┌tskalar, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The site's material remains are un...[More]
Keywords: Zooarcheology, faunal remains, ┌tskalar, Iceland
 
Project Title: ┌tskßlar
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Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological evaluation took place at the site of the farm mound in ┌tskßlar due to building construction plans. Later limited excavation was carried out in the farm mound. Post ex work is still in progress. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůingvallakirkja
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Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations have been carried out a couple of times next to Ůingvellir church at the request of the Ůingvellir National Park committee. The aim of the first one in 1999 was to look for clues about the predecessors of the modern chu...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůverß in Íxarfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=66
Country: Iceland
Description: An archaeological assessment was carried out in the land of Ůverß, Íxarfj÷r­ur, in advance of road construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: ١rutˇftir
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Country: Iceland
Description: An erosion face was cleaned and recorded in ١rutˇftir northeast of Hofsj÷kull glacier. ...[More]