The pioneer settlment of Scandinavia and its aftermath: New evidence from western and central Scandinavia
2016 (English)In: The early settlement of Northern Europe -: Economy, Technology and Society, volume 2 / [ed] Görstad, H, Apel, J. Knutsson, H. Knutsson, K., Universitetet i Oslo, Kulturhistorisk museum: Routledge, 2016Chapter in book (Refereed)
The paper is a critical analysis of the present archaeological evidence for the pioneer setlment in Scandinavia. Based on a database of lithic blade technology from 63 dated sites dated to the Early Mesolithic, the authors evaluate the evidence for an east european origin of the Middle Mesolithic culture. Using lithic as a proxy for cultural traditions it is argued that the evidence speaks for an east European origin of the Middle Mesolithic lithic tradition.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Universitetet i Oslo, Kulturhistorisk museum: Routledge, 2016.
Scandinavia, pioneer settlement, lithic analysis, blade technology, chaine opetratoire
Research subject Archaeology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-263562OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-263562DiVA: diva2:858659