7 results for projects related to 'Middle Ages'

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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: Eyri in Skutulsfjörður
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Country: Iceland
Description: The investigation in Eyri farm mound was carried out on behalf of the Town of Ísafjörður 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: Harbours of the North Atlantic AD 800-1300
Harbours of the North Atlantic (AD 800-1300) (HaNoA)
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Country: Faroe Islands
Description: The core aims of the project are: to investigate possible port facilities and their functions by studying medieval written sources, to examine the topography of ports in relation to navigational aids (e.g. landmarks), ballast fields, the seabed a...[More]
Keywords: harbours,Viking,Medieval,trade
 
Project Title: Skuggi
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Country: Iceland
Description: Skuggi is an upland small sized farming site in Hörgárdalur, Eyjafjörður and may have been a tenant farm in the earlier Middle Ages, as part of the Staðartunga landholdings. Staðardunga is assumed to have been connected to the medieval monastery at M...[More]
Keywords: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
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: 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: Vatnsfjörður
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Country: Iceland
Description: The excavation in Vatnsfjörður forms a part of a larger project called Vestfirðir á miðöldum/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]