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Project Title: Akurvik Excavations 1990
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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: Archaeological Investigations of Codrington Castle, Codrington, Barbuda
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Antigua/Barbuda
Keywords: Barbuda,Antigua,Historical,Archaeology,Historical,Ecology,Fortifications
 
Project Title: BHEP Post-Columbian Archaeology
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Antigua/Barbuda
Description: These projects are part of the post-Columnbian/Historical Archaeology wing of the Barbuda Historical Ecology Project. Please contact George Hambrecht (ghambrecht@gmail.com) for any further information or questions....[More]
Keywords: Historical,Archaeology,post-Medieval,Archaeology,Historical,Ecology,Barbuda,Antigua
 
Project Title: Barbuda Historical Ecology Project
Barbuda Historical Ecology Project
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: This project is a multi-disciplinary longitudinal research effort focusing on the island of Barbuda from first human settlement through to the present day. The goal of the project is to investigate human/environment interactions on the island of Barb...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean, Longitudinal Research, Community Outreach, Paleoclimatology, Paleobotany, Zooarchaeology
 
Project Title: Finnbogastadir Rescue Excavation 1990
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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: 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: Gjogur Excavations 1990
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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: Gßsir
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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: Heart of the Atlantic
Heart of the Atlantic: cultural landscapes of Sandoy, Faroe Islands
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Country: Faroe Islands
Description: This inter-disciplinary project investigates the changing cultural and natural landscapes on the island of Sandoy, from first settlement to modern time. Archaeological investigations are focusing on the extensive excavations at Undir Junkarinsfl÷tti,...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,archaeology
 
Project Title: Highland House
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Antigua/Barbuda
Description: Highland House was a multi-purpose complex built in the highlands of Barbuda at the direction of William Codrington. The complex was started during the 1720's and it was in use into the early 19th century. This is a distinctive site in Caribbean hist...[More]
Keywords: Historical,Archaeology,,post-Medieval,Archaeology,,Historical,Ecology,,Barbuda,,Antigua
 
Project Title: Houses for the Living and the Dead
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Country: Dominican Republic
Region: Altagracia, Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Description: This research combines archaeological and ethnohistorical research to study the organisation of settlement space and residence rules among the Late Ceramic Age (“Taino”) Indians during the Late Ceramic Age (AD 1000-1492). Collaborative...[More]
Keywords: Greater Antilles, Household archaeology, TaÝno
 
Project Title: Human-Plant Interactions in Barbuda
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: This archaeobotanical project is part of the larger archaeoenvironmental section of the Barbuda Historical Ecology Project. It is also part of a Ph.D. research at UniversitÚ Laval (supervised by Dr. Allison Bain) that includes the study of long-term ...[More]
Keywords: Archaeobotany,Environmental,Archaeology,,Barbuda
 
Project Title: Dog Island Environmental Archeology
Landscape and Subsistence of Dog Island, Labrador
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Country: Canada
Description: This ongoing project has been conducted since 2005 and survey and excavations at six sites, Oakes Bay 1 (or Parngnertok HeCg-08, Koliktalik 6 (HdCg-23), Evilik Bay (HeCg-04), September Harbour (HdCg-15), and Itibliarsuk (HdCg-57). Field seasons in 2...[More]
Keywords: Labrador, Nunatsiavut, Dog Island, environmental archaeology, settlement patterns, sea ice
 
Project Title: Laugarnes
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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: Los Buchillones Archaeology Project
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Country: Cuba
Region: Caribbean, Cuba, Ciego de Avila
Description: The Los Buchillones Archaeology Project involves Cuban, Canadian, Mexican and British specialists in archaeological survey, excavation and material analyses from a number of newly identified sites in a case study area in northern Cuba. This case stud...[More]
Keywords: Cuba, Archaeology, Los Buchillones,
 
Project Title: Narfasta­asel
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Country: Iceland
Description: Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfasta­asel to value the nature and date of the archaeology. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Naust
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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: Nes vi­ Seltj÷rn
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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: RAPID Gar­ar Collaborative Rescue Project - 2012
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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: Seaview
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: Excavation of this early Saladoid site has been ongoing since 2008. What began as a salvaging effort to rescue midden deposits being eroded away by the sea has evolved into an open-area excavation of a large settlement. The 2011 excavation, aimed a...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean,Saladoid,Community,Outreach,Paleobotany,Zooarchaeology,Pottery
 
Project Title: Sk˙tusta­ir Excavation
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Country: Iceland
Description: Skutustadir 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: CUNY Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
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Country: Iceland
Description: This project was a joint collaboration between City University of NY (Tom McGovern) and the National Museum of Iceland (Gudmundur Olafsson) with active collaboration by the Icelandic Natural History Institute (Haukur Johanneson)and the kind support o...[More]
Keywords: West Fjords Iceland, Historical Ecology, Zooarchaeology, Fishing, Iceland
 
Project Title: Gßsir Hinterlands Project
Study of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland
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Country: Iceland
Description: Goal of this project is to gain a better understanding of the interaction of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland by collecting faunal materials and other environmental data from deeply stratified middens ...[More]
Keywords: Trade,Exchange,Zooarchaeology,Gßsir,midden,excavations
 
Project Title: The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=153
Country: Cuba
Region: Caribbean
Description: Pre-Colombian populations in the Caribbean, from 5000 BC to AD 1492, lived through more than five metres relative sea level rise, marked variation in annual rainfall and periodic intensification of hurricane activity. This Leverhulme funded project ...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean, Climate Variability, Environmental Change, Hazards,
 
Project Title: The Caves of Barbuda
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Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Windward Coast of Barbuda
Description: Part of the Barbuda Historical Ecology Project - the caves on the windward side of Barbuda show evidence of occupation from earliest settlement through to the present day. These caves present a fascinating spectrum of activities from the many differe...[More]
Keywords: Caves,,historical,archaeology,,pre-Columbian,archaeology,,post-Columbian,archaeology
 
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: The historical ecology of Norse settlement in the Faroe Islands: zooarchaeological evidence from Undir Junkarinsfl°tti (PhD dissertation)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=136
Country: Faroe Islands
Region: Sandur, Sandoy
Description: Recent excavations at the site of Undir Junkarinsfl°tti, on Sandoy, Faroe Islands, revealed a Viking Age to Late Norse structure and midden. The substantial, well-preserved midden assemblage forms the basis of an examination of the historical ecolog...[More]
Keywords: Faroes, Norse, settlement, historical ecology, zooarchaeology, seabirds, fishing, farming
 
Project Title: VaktarabŠr
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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
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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: 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
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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: Ůjˇrsßrdalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: One of the aims of the project "Vestnordisk byggeskik i vikingtid og middelalder" was to revaluate the archaeology of Ůjˇrßrdalur which has held a central place in Icelandic archaeology for one and a half century. Knowledge is hitherto based on surv...[More]