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Project Title: A system of earthworks in S-Žingeyjarsżsla
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Country: Iceland
Description: This project aims to map and investigate an extensive system of medieval earthworks in S-Žingeyjarsżsla. The project consists of extensive surveys, mapping and excavation. Only the excavation reports are presented here....[More]
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: BHEP Post-Columbian Archaeology
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=137
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: Communication, Settlements and Landscape – Social Dimensions in Norse Societies in the Viking and Early Medieval periods (c. 800-1200 AD)
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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: Geophysical survey at Housa Voe, Papa Stour, Shetland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=128
Country: Scotland
Region: Papa Stour, Shetland
Description: A geophysical survey at Housa Voe, Papa Stour, was undertaken in May 2010. The survey forms part of The Assembly Project. ...[More]
Keywords: thing, assembly, viking age, medieval
Project Title: Geophysical survey at Tingwall, Shetland
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Country: Scotland
Region: Shetland
Description: The present report summarizes the geophysical survey at Tingwall, which is home of the most important assembly site of Shetland. The survey was undertaken in May 2010 and is part of The Assembly Project. ...[More]
Keywords: thing, assembly, viking age, medieval
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: Gįsir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The well known medieval trade site of Gįsir lies north of Akureyri. The archaeological investigations at Gįsir 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: 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: 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: Medieval farm sites trenched in Mżvatnssveit
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Country: Iceland
Description: This part of the Landscapes of Settlement project aims to do prelimiary trenching in several sites in the Mżvatn area to acquire dates for settlements, both their establishment and abandonment....[More]
Project Title: Midden in Möšruvellir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The key aim of this effort was to locate and recover animal bones, artefacts, and environmental samples from a well stratified midden sequence at Möšruvellir, in connection with ongoing archaeological work investigating local subsistence strategies i...[More]
Project Title: Midden in Skśtustašir
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Country: Iceland
Description: This project aims to gather archaeofauna and other comparative data from a midden dating back to medieval times in Skśtustašir, south of lake Mżvatn. Please note this record will not be updated further and up to date details about Skśtust...[More]
Project Title: Modelling changes in the coastal geomorphology of Unst, Shetland and the implications for understanding High to Late Medieval harbour changes in the Scandinavian North Atlantic
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=222
Country: Scotland
Region: Unst, Shetland Islands
Description: This sub-project is part of the SP5 Geomorphology section of the HaNoA project. The geomorphological setting of Norse harbours in the Atlantic is variable, with contrasting landform stability over short, medium and long time scales. Here we asses...[More]
Keywords: Geormorphology, Unst, Shetland, Coastal, Harbour, Landing site, Norse, Viking, Erosion, Beach,
Project Title: Myrkįrdalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkįrdalur 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: Hörgįrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
Project Title: NUM3NA: Norse Use of Marine Mammals in the Medieval North Atlantic
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Country: Iceland
Region: North Atlantic
Keywords: whales, seals, walrus, aDNA, environmental humanities
Project Title: Oddstašir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The site of Oddstašir 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: Hörgįrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation
Project Title: RAPID Garšar 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: Skuggi
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Country: Iceland
Description: Skuggi is an upland small sized farming site in Hörgįrdalur, Eyjafjöršur and may have been a tenant farm in the earlier Middle Ages, as part of the Stašartunga landholdings. Stašardunga is assumed to have been connected to the medieval monastery at M...[More]
Keywords: Hörgįrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
Project Title: Snow modelling Hörgardalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: This is the northern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density near the archaeological site of Skuggi. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is us...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
Project Title: Snow modelling Skaftįrtunga
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Country: Iceland
Description: This is the southern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density at the farms of Hrifunes and Bśland. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is used ...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
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: Gįsir 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,Gįsir,midden,excavations
Project Title: Survey of medieval harbours at Shetland
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Country: Scotland
Region: Shetland
Keywords: Shetland, medieval, trading site
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: 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 Eyjafjöršur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafjöršur, Siglufjöršur, 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: Zooarchaeology of the Skagafjöršur Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=227
Country: Iceland
Region: Skagafjöršur
Description: The Skagafjöršur Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS) examined the settlement pattern of Langholt, Skagafjöršur, northern Iceland. Later creation of smaller farms through subdivision of larger, earlier settlements seems to have aided in the creati...[More]
Keywords: zooarchaeology, Skagafjöršur