Essays about: "gravgåvor"

Found 3 essays containing the word gravgåvor.

  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. Shifting Memories: Burial Practices and Cultural Interaction in Bronze Age China : A study of the Xiaohe-Gumugou cemeteries in the Tarim Basin

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

    Author : Yunyun Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Burial practice; mortuary rituals; social identities; ancestral memories; the Xiaohe-Gumugou cemeteries; Bronze Age; the Tarim Basin; Begravningsseder; gravritualer; social identitet; släktminnen; Xiaohe-Gumugou gravfälten; bronsåldern; Tarimbäckenet;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the burial practices in the Bronze Age Xiaohe-Gumugou cemeteries, north-west China, in order to understand how people constructed their social identities and delivered the social cognitions through generations. The Xiaohe-Gumugou cemeteries, as the main sites of the Xiaohe cultural horizon, have central roles for the understanding of the formation of the Bronze Age cultural groups and the cultural interactions between the west and the east in the Tarim Basin. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Scandinavian settlement at Grobiņa : the connections between the settlement, the local population and Gotland

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

    Author : Daniel Gunnarsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Grobiņa; Couronians; Gotland; Baltic Sea; Circular disc brooches; Latvia; trade centres; Vendel Age; Grobin; Kurland; Gotland; Lettland; Östersjön; dosformade spännen; handelsplatser; vendeltid;

    Abstract : In the town of Grobiņa in Latvia several cemeteries with grave goods and burial traditions that could be linked to Gotland have been excavated, as well as cemeteries of local type. The town itself has been interpreted as the site of a Vendel age settlement, possibly beginning around 650 AD. READ MORE