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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)
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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: Hofstaðir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The Hofstaðir project aimed at re-excavating and re-evaluating Viking Age remains previously investigated in 1908. This project was the flag-ship project for the Landscape of Settlements project....[More]
 
Project Title: Hrísheimar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=104
Country: Iceland
Description: The Hrísheimar excavation is a part of the larger Landscape of settlements project. The site, dated to the Viking Age, is on the southwestern side of Mývatn, in a barren and heavily eroded area. Among other things it has extensive iron working remai...[More]
 
Project Title: Medieval farm sites trenched in Mývatnssveit
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=111
Country: Iceland
Description: This part of the Landscapes of Settlement project aims to do prelimiary trenching in several sites in the Mývatn area to acquire dates for settlements, both their establishment and abandonment....[More]
 
Project Title: Norse Greenland dietary project
Norse Greenland dietary project - Norse Greenland isotope project
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=18
Country: Greenland
Description: An initial study of the d13 C values for human bone collagen of 27 Norse Greenlanders in the late 1990's suggested a change in the Norse diet from predominantly terrestrial food to predominantly marine food. The shift may indicate a change in diet;...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,diet,isotopes,
 
Project Title: Steinbogi
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Country: Iceland
Description: The site Steinbogi in Mývatnssveit was threatened by imminent roadworks and therefore the archaeological potential of the endangered parts of it had to be assessed. The site was also considered of possible value for the Landscape of settlements proj...[More]
 
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: 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