21 results for projects related to 'excavations'

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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: Archaeolgocal excavations at the Law Ting Holm, Tingwall, Shetland, 2011
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=158
Country: Scotland
Region: Shetland
Description: Data Structure Report / Interim Field Report on the excavation carried out in summer 2010. ...[More]
 
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: The Norse Settlement in the Vatnahverfi Region, South Greenland c. AD 985 - c. AD 1450
Greenland - The Vatnahverfi Project - Settlement, economy, and depopulation.
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=17
Country: Greenland
Description: The aim of the programme is to discuss landnam (landtaking) strategies and the later depopulation in the light of the interplay between the two economic spheres of the Norse Greenland Economy: subsistence based on the resources of the local, settled ...[More]
Keywords: Norse,Eastern,Settlement,Vatnahverfi,Settlement,Structure,Economy,Identity,Mobility,Communication
 
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: 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 Junkarinsflötti,...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,archaeology
 
Project Title: Kárahnjúkar
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 Vatnajökull glacier affected by Hálslón, a reservoir which stores water for use in hydroelectricity, and excavate or record archaeological sites endangered by it. This invol...[More]
 
Project Title: Dog Island Environmental Archeology
Landscape and Subsistence of Dog Island, Labrador
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=16
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: Leirvogstunga
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Country: Iceland
Description: Excavations in the farm mound of Leirvogstunga, Mosfellsbćr were carried out in advance of construction plans, first by trenching but later an open excavation was conducted....[More]
 
Project Title: Nauthóll
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Country: Iceland
Description: The excavations at the old farm site Nauthóll, Reykjavík, 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: RAPID Garđar 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: 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: Gásir 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,Gásir,midden,excavations
 
Project Title: Svalbarđ revisited
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Country: Iceland
Description: In 1986 and 1988 midden excavations took place in Svalbarđ, N-Ţingeyjarsýsla, 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: The Hvalsey Fjord farms - Excavations at the
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Country: Greenland
Description: The ruins at ruin site Ř83a 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: Undir Junkarinsflřtti
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Country: Faroe Islands
Description: Excavations of this extensive coastal erosion site occurred between 2003 and 2007. ...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,Norse,coastal,erosion
 
Project Title: Ř172 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: 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
 
Project Title: Ţingvallakirkja
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Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations have been carried out a couple of times next to Ţingvellir church at the request of the Ţingvellir 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: Ţjórsárdalur
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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 Ţjórárdalur which has held a central place in Icelandic archaeology for one and a half century. Knowledge is hitherto based on surv...[More]