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    • Madla Sør in Rogaland, Southwest Norway : a settlement with long continuity? 

      Lindell, Satu Helena (Chapter, 2023)
      This article discusses the continuity/discontinuity in Iron Age settlements in Norway. The article presents finds and research at the site of Madla Sør in Stavanger, Rogaland county, Southwest Norway, and particularly the ...
    • Main Territories in South Norway in the Mesolithic 

      Selsing, Lotte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-04)
      The focus of this paper is on regionality, the use of main territories and how they are interlinked in the Mesolithic in south Norway during the culmination of the settlement of the mountain area, 8500–7600 cal BP. The ...
    • Mapping past human land use using archaeological data: A new classification for global land use synthesis and data harmonization 

      Morrison, Kathleen D.; Hammer, Emily; Boles, Oliver; Madella, Marco; Whitehouse, Nicola; Gaillard, Marie-Jose; Bates, Jennifer; Vander Linden, Marc; Merlo, Stefania; Yao, Alice; Popova, Laura; Hill, Austin Chad; Antolin, Ferran; Bauer, Andrew; Biagetti, Stefano; Bishop, Rosie Rhiannon; Buckland, Phillip; Cruz, Pablo; Dreslerová, Dagmar; Dusseldorp, Gerrit; Ellis, Erle; Filipovic, Dragana; Foster, Thomas; Hannaford, Matthew J.; Harrison, Sandy P.; Hazarika, Manjil; Herold, Hajnalka; Hilpert, Johanna; Kaplan, Jed O.; Kay, Andrea; Klein Goldewijk, Kees; Kolář, Jan; Kyazike, Elizabeth; Laabs, Julian; Lancelotti, Carla; Lane, Paul; Lawrence, Dan; Lewis, Krista; Lombardo, Umberto; Lucarini, Giulio; Arroyo-Kalin, Manuel; Marchant, Rob; Mayle, Francis; McClatchie, Meriel; McLeester, Madeleine; Mooney, Scott; Moskal-del Hoyo, Magdalena; Navarrete, Vanessa; Ndiema, Emmanuel; Góes Neves, Eduardo; Nowak, Marek; Out, Welmoed A.; Petrie, Cameron; Phelps, Leanne N.; Pinke, Zsolt; Rostain, Stéphen; Russell, Thembi; Sluyter, Andrew; Styring, Amy K.; Tamanaha, Eduardo; Thomas, Evert; Veerasamy, Selvakumar; Welton, Lynn; Zanon, Marco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In the 12,000 years preceding the Industrial Revolution, human activities led to significant changes in land cover, plant and animal distributions, surface hydrology, and biochemical cycles. Earth system models suggest ...
    • Maritime Site Protection and the Fetch Method: an example from Rogaland, Norway 

      Nitter, Marianne; Elvestad, Endre; Selsing, Lotte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Predictions of future requirements for the protection of maritime archaeological sites are made using the fetch method which has been developed to evaluate the quality of landing-places and navigable channels. The very ...
    • Markets and horse fighting sites in southern Norway – their socioeconomic significance, origin, and demise (AD 1300‑1800) 

      Ødegaard, Marie (Chapter, 2021)
      This study presents the first comprehensive mapping of a type of assembly site in South Norway for competitions, especially horse fights and races, called a skeid (ON skeið, English ‘race, run’). The number of place names ...
    • Mesolithic man and the rising sea spotlighted by three tapes-transgressed sites in SW Norway 

      Bang-Andersen, Sveinung (Chapter, 1995)
      The Holocene (Tapes) transgression in West Norway, which started c. 900 y b.p. and ended between 6700 and 4500 b.p., did not invariably disturb Mesolithic coast-line situated settlement sites. In SW Norway, several sites, ...
    • Micromorphological indicators for degradation processes in archaeological bone from temperate European wetland sites 

      Huisman, Hans; Ismail-Meyer, Kristin; Sageidet, Barbara Maria; Joosten, Ineke (Journal article, 2017)
      Micromorphological investigations of archaeological bones make it possible to study decay processes and the associated depositional environment in one go. A selection of micromorphological thin sections from soil samples ...
    • Middle Bronze Age land use practices in the northwestern Alpine foreland – A multi-proxy study of colluvial deposits, archaeological features and peat bogs 

      Scherer, Sascha; Höpfer, Benjamin; Deckers, Katleen; Fischer, Elske; Fuchs, Markus; Kandeler, Ellen; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Lehndorff, Eva; Lomax, Johanna; Marhan, Sven; Marinova, Elena; Meister, Julia; Poll, Christian; Rahimova, Humay; Rösch, Manfred; Wroth, Kirsten; Zastrow, Julia; Knopf, Thomas; Scholten, Thomas; Kühn, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06)
      This paper aims to reconstruct Middle Bronze Age (MBA; 1600–1250 BCE) land use practices in the northwestern Alpine foreland (SW Germany, Hegau). We used a multi-proxy approach including the analysis of biogeochemical ...
    • Missing boats - or lacking thoughts? 

      Bang-Andersen, Sveinung (Journal article, 2013-06)
      At the Wenner-Gren Supper Conference held at Harvard University on 6 November 1953, the British archaeologist Christopher Hawkes described a four-step ‘ladder’ of inductive reasoning. The lowest and most easily accessible ...
    • Mistet på sjøen? En nyoppdaget fiskekrok fra steinalderen i Søgne, Vest-Agder 

      Utvik Wammer, Elling; Mansrud, Anja; Nymoen, Pål; Kvalø, Frode (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      I dette bidraget har vi presentert en nyoppdaget fiskekrok funnet i et prøvestikk på grunt vann ved Tømmervigodden i Søgne. Vi har presentert funnkonteksten og sammenlignet sjøbunns- forholdene med andre, bedre undersøkte ...
    • Multi-omic detection of Mycobacterium leprae in archaeological human dental calculus 

      Fotakis, Anna K.; Denham, Sean Dexter; Mackie, Meaghan; Orbegozo, Miren Iraeta; Mylopotamitaki, Dorothea; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Olsen, Jesper V.; Cappellini, Enrico; Zhang, Guojie; Christophersen, Axel; Gilbert, Thomas; Vågene, Åshild J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Mineralized dental plaque (calculus) has proven to be an excellent source of ancient biomolecules. Here we present a Mycobacterium leprae genome (6.6-fold), the causative agent of leprosy, recovered via shotgun sequencing ...
    • A multiproxy approach to understanding the impact of the Storegga tsunami upon Mesolithic hunter-fisher-gatherers across different regions of western Norway 

      Walker, James William Paddison; Nyland, Astrid Johanne; Bergsvik, Knut Andreas; Kilhavn, Håvard Parathan; Gibbons, Steven John; Glimsdal, Sylfest (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The Storegga tsunami (c. 8150 cal BP) is geologically well attested from various isolation basins across the west Norwegian coast. Ascertaining the impact it had upon the Mesolithic peoples who lived through it, however, ...
    • Når materiell kultur blir digital - ei viktig vending i norsk arkeologi 

      Brun, Wenche (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Arkeologifaget og studier av materiell kultur har vokst fram og blitt formet gjennom flere hundre år, og har hverken vært skjermet mot eller upåvirket av impulser utenfra i løpet av denne perioden. Derimot har faget ...
    • Neolithic culinary traditions revealed by cereal, milk and meat lipids in pottery from Scottish crannogs 

      Hammann, S.; Bishop, Rosie Rhiannon; Copper, M.; Garrow, D.; Greenwood, C.; Hewson, L.; Sheridan, S.; Sturt, F.; Whelton, H. L.; Cramp, L. J. E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Cereal cultivation in Britain dates back to ca. 4000 BCE, probably introduced by migrant farmers from continental Europe. Widespread evidence for livestock appears in the archaeozoological record, also reflected by ubiquitous ...
    • New insights into late Holocene farming and woodland dynamics in western Ireland with particular reference to the early medieval horizontal watermill at Kilbegly, Co. Roscommon 

      Overland, Anette; O'Connell, Micheal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-01)
      motorway construction, at the edge of a small mire in Kilbegly Townland, County Roscommon, provided the opportunity for palaeoecological investigations of peat and fossil moss-polster samples in a part of western Ireland ...
    • Nye undersøkelser av skipsgraven Storhaug 

      Reiersen, Håkon; Hillesland, Kristoffer; Gil Bell, Theo Eli (Chapter, 2023)
      Skipsgraven Storhaug har stor betydning for forståelsen av vikingtidens begynnelse (fig. 1). Som den eldste skipsgraven vi hittil kjenner i landet, representerer den en klar forløper for østnorske skipsgraver. Graven vitner ...
    • On the Fringe. Sheepdogs and Their Status Within Bronze Age Ontologies in Scandinavia 

      Armstrong-Oma, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This contribution draws mainly on images of dogs, humans and sheep from Nordic Bronze Age rock art sources, but living arrangements within the household and depositional patterns of dog bones on settlements are also ...
    • Palaeoecological data indicates land-use changes across Europe linked to spatial heterogeneity in mortality during the Black Death pandemic 

      Izdebski, A.; Guzowski, P.; Poniat, R.; Masci, L.; Palli, J.; Vignola, C.; Bauch, M.; Cocozza, C.; Fernandes, R.; Ljungqvist, F.C.; Newfield, T.; Seim, A.; Abel-Schaad, D.; Alba-Sánchez, F.; Björkman, L.; Brauer, A.; Brown, A.; Czerwiński, S.; Ejarque, A.; Fiłoc, M.; Florenzano, A.; Fredh, Erik Daniel; Fyfe, R.; Jasiunas, N.; Kołaczek, P.; Kouli, K.; Kozáková, R.; Kupryjanowicz, M.; Lagerås, P.; Lamentowicz, M.; Lindbladh, M.; López-Sáez, J.A.; Luelmo-Lautenschlaeger, R.; Marcisz, K.; Mazier, F.; Mensing, S.; Mercuri, A.M.; Milecka, K.; Miras, Y.; Noryśkiewicz, A.M.; Novenko, E.; Obremska, M.; Panajiotidis, S.; Papadopoulou, M.L.; Pędziszewska, A.; Pérez-Díaz, S.; Piovesan, G.; Pluskowski, A.; Pokorny, P.; Poska, A.; Reitalu, T.; Rösch, M.; Sadori, L.; Sá Ferreira, Ferreira; Sebag, D.; Słowiński, M.; Stančikaitė, M.; Stivrins, N.; Tunno, I.; Veski, S.; Wacnik, A.; Masi, A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      The Black Death (1347–1352 CE) is the most renowned pandemic in human history, believed by many to have killed half of Europe’s population. However, despite advances in ancient DNA research that conclusively identified the ...