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Grave fra Østersøområdet i Boreal og tidlig Atlantisk tid: et multiregionalt studie
Gotland University, School of Culture, Energy and Environment. (Arkeologi och Osteologi)
2012 (Danish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Early Mesolithic burials from the area around the Baltic Sea : a multiregional study (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this paper is to examine if any homogeneity or heterogeneity can be traced in burials from Preboreal, Boreal and Early Atlantic period, in the area of the Baltic Sea. Furthermore, the paper will deal with the Early Mesolithic burials based on theoretical perspectives on rituals, materiality and agency.To enable the purpose of identifying the homogeneity or heterogeneity of the data, relational multi-varied Correspondence Analysis of the individuals and their artifact variations, body position, burial type etc. have been applied.The data used in this study contain information from 41 sites including 171 graves with 194 individuals from nine different countries (Denmark, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway Poland, Russia and Sweden). The study is based on the work Mesolithische Bestattungen in Europa. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Gräberkunde. Teil I-II of Judith M. Grünberg from 2000, however some new sites and graves have been added.This study is expected to contribute new contextual interpretations of the Early Mesolithic burials of the area of the Baltic Sea.

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2012. , 97 p.
Keyword [en]
the Mesolithic, burials, Baltic Sea Area, theory, relational multi-varied Correspondence Analysis
Keyword [da]
Mesolitikum, grave, Østersøområdet, teori, relationel multivariabel korrespondensanalyse
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hgo:diva-1852OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hgo-1852DiVA: diva2:616067
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International Archaeology Programme
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-04-29 Created: 2013-04-15 Last updated: 2013-07-01Bibliographically approved

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