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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: Assembly sites
Assembly sites
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Country: Iceland
Description: The project Assembly sites (Þinghald til forna) aims to revaluate all known assembly sites in Iceland, many of which had been mapped by antiquarians in the 19th and early 20th centuries . The purpose is to shed new light on the age, layout, and func...[More]
 
Project Title: Breiðafjörður Islands
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Country: Iceland
Description: The islands of Breiðafjörður 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: 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: Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=180
Country: Iceland
Description: This project was initiated with Véronique Forbes's PhD dissertation at the University of Aberdeen 'Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in 19th and Early 20th-Century Iceland' (2013). The...[More]
Keywords: Archaeoentomology, Modernization, Iceland
 
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: 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: 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: Hagrie's Böd
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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: 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, Taíno
 
Project Title: Myrkárdalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkárdalur 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: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: Möðruvellir í Hórgárdal
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Country: Iceland
Description: Möðruvellir is located in Hörgárdal, Eyjafjörður, Northern Iceland. The site lies on open lowland pasture, to the north of the river Hörgá, some 13 kilometres north of the modern City of Akureyri. Möðruvellir is situated only a short distance from ...[More]
Keywords: Monastic site, long occupation, Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-
 
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: Oddstaðir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The site of Oddstaðir farm ruins nowadays belong to the land owned by Öxnhóll 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: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation
 
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: Skútustaðir Excavation
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Country: Iceland
Region: Mývatnssveit
Description: Skútustaðir 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: 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: 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: Tephrochronology and landscape change in Skaftartunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=129
Country: Iceland
Region: Skaftartunga
Description: This project used very high resolution sediment accumulation records to analyse the environmental impact of population changes in this region of Iceland since Landnam, and finished in 2011. The main results are in Richard Streeter's PhD thesis and in...[More]
Keywords: tephrochronology,little,ice,age,plague,geomorphology,population
 
Project Title: The Assembly Project - Meeting-places in Northern Europe AD 400-1500
The Assembly Project - Meeting-places in Northern Europe AD 400-1500
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=126
Country: Other
Description: The Assembly Project – Meeting-places in Northern Europe AD 400-1500 (TAP) is an international collaborative research project. TAP aims to investigate the role of assemblies (things) in the creation of collective identities and emergent kingdom...[More]
Keywords: thing, assembly, Norse, Iceland, Shetland, Norway
 
Project Title: The Hvalsey Fjord farms - Excavations at the
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Country: Greenland
Description: The ruins at ruin site Ø83a 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: OITIS
The Operation of International Trade in Iceland and Shetland c. 1400-1700
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Country: Iceland
Description: The project will examine the development, operation and impact of European trade in two areas in the north Atlantic - Iceland and Shetland. In the early 15th century both were part of the Danish kingdom but, with the pledging of Shetland in 1469, it ...[More]
Keywords: Hanseatic League,trade,fish,Middle Ages,post-medieval
 
Project Title: The Siglunes Project: Long-term Investigations of Marine Economy in Eyjafjörður
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafjörður, Siglufjörður, 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: Útskalar
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Country: Iceland
Region: Southwest Iceland
Description: Between 2005 and 2006 archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun Íslands (Icelandic Institute of Archaeology) conducted excavations at the coastal site of Útskalar, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The site's material remains are un...[More]
Keywords: Zooarcheology, faunal remains, Útskalar, Iceland