Essays about: "Archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 264 essays containing the word Archaeology.

  1. 1. THE MONASTERY HILL: GEOPHYSICAL METHODS FOR DESCRIBING ARCHAEOLOGY AND NEAR-SURFACE GEOLOGY IN LÖDÖSE, SW SWEDEN

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Tobias Möhl; Fredrik Andersson; [2021-09-21]
    Keywords : Near-surface geophysics; Ground-penetrating radar; Resistivity; Magnetic gradiometry; 3D modeling; Archaeology; Leached clay; Medieval monastery; Sweden;

    Abstract : Even though Sweden has been one of the leading countries in the development of nearsurfacegeophysics instrumentation and practices, geophysical surveys in archaeology are notcommonly used in Sweden. However, it is becoming increasingly popular, especially the useof ground-penetrating radar and metal detectors. READ MORE

  2. 2. LÖDÖSEHUS: GEOPHYSICAL METHODS FOR DESCRIBING ARCHAEOLOGY AND NEAR-SURFACE GEOLOGY AT THE SITE OF A MEDIEVAL CASTLE IN LÖDÖSE, SW SWEDEN

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Fredrik Andersson; Tobias Möhl; [2021-09-21]
    Keywords : Near-surface geophysics; Ground-penetrating radar; Resistivity; Induced Polarization; Archaeology; Leached clay; Medieval castle; Lödösehus; Lödöse; Sweden;

    Abstract : Near-surface geophysics is a well established method for mapping the geological conditionsin the subsurface. The use of geophysics is also a commonly used method in archaeologicalsurveys, although traditionally not as much in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.

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    Author : Cecilia Ahl Falkensjö; [2021-02-26]
    Keywords : Dark heritage; social amnesia; social death; forensic archaeology; juvenile human remains; bioarchaeology; Irish state; Catholic Church; child abuse; human rights violation; Irish society; Irish media;

    Abstract : The twentieth century was a time of social and political changes. Victims of trauma, genocide, massacres and abuse in a largely Post-Colonial era would increasingly gain recognition and places of suffering, death and pain would become places of remembrance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparing the Past and the Timeless: Landscape Use, Change, and Affordance in Central Blekinge, Sweden, Between the Iron Age and the Medieval Period

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historisk arkeologi

    Author : Henrik Bernro; [2021]
    Keywords : Medieval; Middle Ages; Late Iron Age; Affordance; Landscape; GIS; Blekinge; Medelstad; Västra Vång; Hjortsberga; Hjortahammar; Listerby; Edestad; Förkärla; Historical Arcaheology; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Recent archaeological excavations have uncovered an Iron Age temple house in Vång providing new context to the centrality of Iron Age central Blekinge in Sweden, as well as its development into the Medieval period. This thesis aims to examine how that development unfolded using the lens of affordance theory combined with a GIS assisted source pluralistic analysis. READ MORE