Essays about: "landscape archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words landscape archaeology.

  1. 1. The Journey of Resources : Archaeobotanical analysis of late Iron Age and medieval Sigtuna, Sweden

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

    Author : Siri Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural history; archaeobotany; archaeology; continuity; ecology; grassland ecology; historical ecology; history; Iron Age; landscape management; land use; land use tradition; medieval period; middle ages; niche construction; paleoecology; plant ecology; Professorn; resource ecology; Sigtuna; traditional landscape management; Carex; Cyperaceae;

    Abstract : Traditional agriculture has played an important role in shaping the landscape for thousands of years. Agriculture and interactions between humans and their surroundings have changed since the beginning of historic time in Sweden, approximately 1000 years ago. READ MORE

  2. 2. Arrangement of space inside Ölandic ringforts. A comparative study of the spatial division within the ringforts Eketorp, Sandby, and Ismantorp

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Fraya-Noëlle Denninghaus; [2019]
    Keywords : Öland; Sweden; ringforts; Eketorp; Ismantorp; Sandby; settlement arrangement; Iron Age; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : In the Iron Age AD, ringforts were constructed on the Swedish island Öland. Most of them contained a settlement inside. The remains of 15 of these ringforts are still preserved in the landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Study of Mayan Archaeology : A Case Study of the Regional Spatial Differences in the Mayan Natural- and Urban Landscapes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Cajsa-Stina Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Maya; Spatial-Patterns; Agriculture; Natural-landscape; Urban-Landscap; Maya; Rumsliga-Mönster; Agrikultur; Naturligalandskapet; Stadslandskapet;

    Abstract : Under lång tid har mayafolkets landskap, av arkeologer, ansetts vara homogent. Detta har bidragit till tolkningen att det förhållande som mayabefolkningen hade till sin urbana levnadsmiljö respektive omgivande topografi, likväl som förhållande till det kulturella livet har sett likadant ut oberoende av region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vegetation history and human-environment interactions through the late Holocene in Konar Sandal, Kerman, SE Iran

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Karolina Gurjazkaite; [2017]
    Keywords : Agro-pastoralism; Climate Change; Geochemistry; Palynology; pollen analysis; palaeoecology; peat; Konar Sandal; Jiroft; Iran; Middle East; Vegetation history; Environmental history; Saharo-sindian; pseudo-savanna; Archaeology; Jiroft culture;

    Abstract : The Jiroft valley, in southeastern Iran, was an important agricultural centre since the Early Bronze Age (3rd millennium BCE). The valley is characterized by harsh environmental settings: hot climate with poor rainfall. However, more optimal conditions may have prevailed earlier that supported ancient settlements. READ MORE

  5. 5. An exploratory study of Middle Stone Age and Later Stone Age site locations in Kenya’s Central Rift Valley using landscape analysis : a GIS approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Angela Kabiru; [2017]
    Keywords : geography; geographical information systems; archaeology; Kenya; Central Rift Valley; landscape analysis; Middle Stone Age; Later Stone Age; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Kenyan central rift has witnessed dramatic climatic changes over relatively short periods of time in response to global climatic changes, with the water levels of the lakes within the rift rising and falling with these changing conditions. There is considerable evidence showing extreme wet and dry phases throughout their existence. READ MORE