Essays about: "Gropkeramisk kultur"

Found 3 essays containing the words Gropkeramisk kultur.

  1. 1. Death's reflection in the water : Mortuary ritual, ancestral worship and the cosmological significance of water on the island of Gotland during the Pitted Ware culture

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Maja Hed; [2021]
    Keywords : ritual; neolithic; grave goods; cosmology; flowing water; divinity; death; Pitted Ware culture; ritual; neolitikum; gravgåvor; kosmologi; rörligt vatten; gudomlighet; död; Gropkeramisk kultur;

    Abstract : The Pitted Ware culture on Gotland presents a multitude of material that allow archeologists to re-construct and visit the socio-economic structure of a middle-neolithic settlement in the Baltic sea. I will be analyzing the archaeological material in accordance to the ocean, and to what we can interpret as ritual and cosmological variables at the site through ritual theory, and with a method of comparative analogy and research. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Optimal Foraging Perspective on Early Holocene Human Prey Choice on Gotland : Affluence or Starvation?

    University essay from Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för kultur, energi och miljö

    Author : Ingegärd Enander Malmros; [2012]
    Keywords : Gotland; grey seal; Holocene; hunter-gatherer; Mesolithic; Optimal Foraging Theory; OFT; 8.2 ka BP cold event; Zen Road;

    Abstract : The Optimal Foraging Theory, rooted in the processual archaeology, uses a measuring methodology where the foraging strategy that gives the highest payoff measured as the highest ratio of energy gain per time unit is analysed (Mac Arthur & Pianca 1966, Emlen 1966). The theory is a branch of evolutionary ecology why much attention is paid to the interdependence of humans and preys and environmental conditions caused by climatologically and geographical changes or by overexploitation or other changes caused by humans. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Wild Side of the Neolithic : A study of Pitted Ware diet and ideology through analysis of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes in skeletal material from Korsnäs, Grödinge parish, Södermanland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Elin Fornander; [2006]
    Keywords : archaeology; stable isotopes; carbon; nitrogen; radiocarbon dating; Neolithic; Stone Age; diet; Korsnäs; Södermanland; Pitted Ware Culture; identity; arkeologi; stabila isotoper; kol; kväve; 14C-datering; neolitikum; stenålder; kost; Korsnäs; Södermanland; GRK; gropkeramisk kultur; identitet;

    Abstract : The Pitted Ware Culture site Korsnäs in Södermanland, Sweden presents a, for the region, unique amount of preserved organic material suitable for chemical analyses. Human and faunal skeletal material has been subjected to stable isotope analysis with the aim of examining whether the diet of the Korsnäs people correlates with the seal-based subsistence of Pitted Ware Culture groups on the Baltic islands. READ MORE