Essays about: "Bronze Age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Bronze Age.

  1. 1. Multiple expressions of the wheel cross motif in South Scandinavian rock carvings : case studies of Tanum and Enköping in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Yani Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock carvings; Southern Scandinavia; wheel cross; intercontextual; materiality; lifeline; comparative analysis; Tanum; Enköping; Hällristningar; södra Skandinavien; hjulkors; interkontextuell; materialitet; livslinje; jämförande analys; Tanum; Enköping;

    Abstract : Scandinavian rock carvings can be described as the special rock art languages that were written by prehistoric humans to express their ideas, beliefs and thoughts. Each piece of figurative motif language might tell a prehistoric story about for instance domestic life, social practice, ritual or cosmology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mortuary Practices in LC Cyprus. A Comparative Study Between Tombs at Hala Sultan Tekke and Other LC Bronze Age Sites in Cyprus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Antikens kultur och samhällsliv

    Author : Marcus Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Hala Sultan Tekke; Late Cypriote Bronze Age; pit well tombs; chamber tombs; shaft graves; Mycenae.; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates differences and similarities in the funerary material of Late Bronze Age Cyprus in order to answer questions about a possible uniqueness of the pit/well tombs at the Late Bronze Age harbour city of Hala Sultan Tekke. The thesis also tries to explain why these features stand out as singular, compared to the more common chamber tomb, and the reason for their existence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Håga in context – An analysis of the Håga complex in the Bronze Age landscape of the Mälar Valley region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Rachel Elliott; [2020]
    Keywords : Håga complex; King Björn’s mound; Bronze Age; Middle Sweden; Mälar Valley region; ritual landscapes; ritual practice theory; Hågakomplexet; Kung Björns hög; bronsåldern; Mellansverige; Mälardalen; rituell landskapet; rituellpraktiksteori;

    Abstract : The Bronze Age in Middle Sweden is characterized by several key sites and monuments which have been interpreted by previous research to play an overarching role in the elite ruling system in the Mälar Valley region. King Björn’s mound (a.k.a. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vårdprogram och underhållsplan för den historiska trädgården vid soldattorpet Rensmyran

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Marita Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : soldattorp; vårdprogram; underhållsplan; historisk trädgård; kulturmiljö;

    Abstract : Soldattorpet Rensmyran med anor från sent 1600-tal är beläget på landsbygden sydväst om Uppsala. Torpet Rensmyran drivs som fritidsjordbruk med en liten uppfödning av hästrasen Gotlandsruss. På hag- och åkermark förekommer bete. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenging Old Truths : Viewing Cultural Hybridity from the Perspective of the Tarand-Graves

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Victoria Gottberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Tarand-grave; cultural hybrid; cultural hybridity; ritual practice theory; the Baltic Sea; Bronze Age; Pre-Roman Iron Age; Roman Iron Age; Åland Islands;

    Abstract : A phenomenon during the late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age which in its simplest form could be called ‘a culture of the Baltic Sea’ is an idea which many archaeologists have favoured. However, the term ‘a culture of the Baltic Sea’ is not the most ideal to use when discussing the Baltic Sea during this time in prehistory, as the term is rather simplifying from what would be the more diverse truth. READ MORE