Essays about: "Pitted Ware culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Pitted Ware culture.

  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. Hogging Wealth : Dental analyses and an interdisciplinary study of the importance of pigs in prehistoric economies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Eric Hägglund; [2017]
    Keywords : Teeth analyses; Sus; wild boar; pig; osteology; Linear Enamel Hypoplasia; molars; ethno archaeology; Pitted Ware culture; Ajvide; Durrington Walls;

    Abstract : Studies in zoo-archaeological Neolithic contexts is the study of early animal domestication in relation to humans transitioning into a more sedentary species. Research and documentation are vital for reconstructing the mechanisms behind the threshold event. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Pitted Ware Site and People of Vendel : A study of the Pitted Ware site Vendel, Vendel parish, Uppland, based on vessel use through analysis of lipid residue absorbed in Pitted Ware pottery

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Arkeologiska forskningslaboratoriet

    Author : Mimmi Isacson; [2012]
    Keywords : Pitted Ware Culture; the Neolithic; Middle Neolithic; Vendel; Pottery; Vessel Use; Lipid Analysis; Organic Residue; GC-MS; Gropkermamisk kultur; neolitikum; mellanneolitikum; Vendel; Uppland; Keramik; kärlanvändning; lipidanalys; organiskalämningar; GC-MS;

    Abstract : Analysis of organic residue absorbed in to the walls of ceramic vessels has proved to be a valuable contributor to the knowledge of prehistoric societies. Based on the analysis of absorbed lipids in the wall of ceramic vessels and existing knowledge and theories about the Pitted Ware culture, an attempt of understanding of the Pitted Ware site Vendel is made. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pits, Pots and Prehistoric Fats : A Lipid Food Residue Analysis of Pottery from the Funnel Beaker Culture at Stensborg, and the Pitted Ware Culture from Korsnäs

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Arkeologiska forskningslaboratoriet

    Author : Nathalie Dimc; [2011]
    Keywords : The Neolithic; Funnel Beaker Culture; Pitted Ware Culture; Food Lipid Residue Analysis; GC-MS; Food Culture; Pottery; Spatial organization; Stensborg Raä 257; Korsnäs Raä 447; Grödinge parish; Södermanland;

    Abstract : Investigating Neolithic pottery and vessel use could elucidate the duality between the farming Funnel Beaker Culture and the hunter-gathering Pitted Ware Culture during the Neolithic. The two archaeological groups differ on several accounts that are of great importance when interpreting past societies. READ MORE