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Prehistoric graves as a source of information

Prehistoric graves as a source of information

symposium at Kastlösa, Öland, May 21-23, 1992

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Published by Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Öland (Sweden),
  • Sweden,
  • Öland
    • Subjects:
    • Iron age -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Burial -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Iron age -- Sweden -- Öland -- Congresses.,
    • Burial -- Sweden -- Öland -- Congresses.,
    • Europe -- Antiquities -- Congresses.,
    • Öland (Sweden) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Berta Stjernquist.
      SeriesKonferenser ;, 29, Konferenser (Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien) ;, 29.
      ContributionsStjernquist, Berta., Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN780.2.A1 P74 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL856968M
      ISBN 109174022431
      LC Control Number95138820

      Die tote und die lebende Kultur. Germans and Balts of the south Baltic in the light of their funeral rites, (w:) Prehistoric Graves as a Source of Information (red. B. Stjernquist), Stockholm , s. Prehistoric Stone Monuments (The World Heritage) Paperback – January 1, by Ana Martin (Author)Author: Ana Martin.

      Prehistoric religion, the beliefs and practices of Stone Age peoples. The oldest known burials can be attributed to the Middle Paleolithic Period. The corpses, accompanied by stone tools and parts of animals, were laid in holes in the ground and sometimes the corpses were especially protected. In. The Prehistoric Burial Sites of Northern Ireland Book Description: Much has been written about the history of Northern Ireland, but less well-known is its wealth of prehistoric sites, particularly burial sites, from which most of our knowledge of the early inhabitants of this country has been obtained.

      A correct interpretation of the information provided by gold and other metal objects requires the cooperation of experts in the fields of social, materials and natural science. Detailed investigation of gold deposits in Europe have revealed the composition and genesis of the deposits as sources of the metal. “At last, a book about inundated prehistoric sites with depth. It should be required reading for archaeologists, with its fascinating glimpse of a new world of data. Surely it is time to absorb submerged archaeology into our discipline. Well illustrated and easy to read: put on your Christmas list!” (Caroline Wickham-Jones, British.


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Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien. Published Secondary Sources. Excavation Reports. Armstrong, AL, 'Flint-crust engravings, and associated implements from Grime's Graves, Norfolk', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia, 3 (), –43 Armstrong, AL, 'The discovery of engravings upon flint crust at Grime's Graves, Norf.', Antiquaries Journal, 1 (), 81–6 Armstrong, AL, 'The Grime's Graves problem in the.

All too often, archaeologists work on the assumption that burials faithfully mirror the life of the past. Most of the time, the assumption is not explicit, but implicit, and is only revealed by the terminology. It is argued here that this positivist. Graves and cemeteries, with burial garments and grave goods, adds another layer to the story presented through prehistoric textiles.

In addition to burial garments and accessories, textile craft tools are often found as part of the assemblage of grave goods, revealing insights as to consumers, producers, division of labor, and sites of production.

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The period is referred when man was primarily a food gatherer or had just begun a. Secondary Sources are one step removed from primary sources, though they often quote or otherwise use primary sources. They can cover the same topic, but add a layer of interpretation and analysis.

Secondary sources can include: Most books about a topic. Analysis or interpretation of data. Scholarly or other articles about a topic, especially Author: Lucas Hall. Round graves with one pot were used in the Badarian Period ( B.C.E.), continuing the tradition of Omari and Maadi cultures. Prehistoric cemeteries are referred to by the more neutral term grave field.

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