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Frigjord i eld: En osteologisk analys av brända ben från Uppgarde, Vallstena
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Freed in fire : An osteological analysis of burned bones from Uppgarde, Vallstena (English)
Abstract [en]

The main focus of this thesis is the study of the burned bones from Uppgarde, Vallstena, on the island of Gotland. Vallstena is a place where artifacts, graves and other activities are dated from the Stone Age to the Late Iron Age. This indicates that Vallstena was a place humans frequently used for a long period of time and a prominent remain is a Stone Ship Setting that once was placed here but when excavations were carried out in the 1970s only the depressions of the stones became visible. The purpose of this study is toco-analyse osteological and archaeological material found, to obtain a clearer image of the place and contribute to the existing research of this area. The goal study is to determine the nature of the activities seen in relationship to the analysis of the cremated bones found here and how they were connected to the surrounding landscape. The basis for this analysis is a combination of thorough examinations of the osteological material, archaeological features as well as relevant literature.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 46 p.
Keyword [en]
Osteology, archaeology, cremations, ship settings, burned bones, bronze age, iron age, Scandinavia, Gotland
National Category
History and Archaeology
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-295987OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-295987DiVA: diva2:935735
Subject / course
Osteology (HGO)
Educational program
International Archaeology Programme with osteological orientation (HGO)
Available from: 2016-06-14 Created: 2016-06-12 Last updated: 2016-06-14Bibliographically approved

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