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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: 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: Houses for the Living and the Dead
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=151
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: Los Buchillones Archaeology Project
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=154
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: Möðruvellir í Hórgárdal
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=23
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: Oddstaðir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=21
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: Skuggi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=10
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: Skútustaðir Excavation
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=3
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: 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 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: 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: Zooarchaeology of the Skagafjörður Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=227
Country: Iceland
Region: Skagafjörður
Description: The Skagafjörður Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS) examined the settlement pattern of Langholt, Skagafjörður, northern Iceland. Later creation of smaller farms through subdivision of larger, earlier settlements seems to have aided in the creati...[More]
Keywords: zooarchaeology, Skagafjörður
 
Project Title: Ø68 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. Ø68 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