Essays about: "viking age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words viking age.

  1. 1. Investigating strains on the Oseberg ship using photogrammetry and finite element modeling

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad mekanik; Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad mekanik

    Author : Andreas Eriksson; Erik Thermaenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Oseberg ship; strain; strain analysis; mechano-sorptive strains; Delaunay triangulation; finite element analysis;

    Abstract : The Oseberg ship is known as one of the finest surviving artifacts from the Viking age, with origins dated back to the 800s. The ship has been displayed in the Viking ship museum in Oslo since 1926. The nearly 100 years on museum display along with the over 1000 years it was buried has weakened the structure of the ship. READ MORE

  2. 2. A geoarchaeological study on two Norwegian boat graves : Soil analysis and an attempt of forensic work strategy and thinking in the interpretation of the results

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Stefano Vilardi; [2019]
    Keywords : Geoarchaeology; forensic approach; Geochemistry; boat graves;

    Abstract : The following paper is the final thesis of two years long experimental work conducted on two different collections of soil samples coming from two different Norwegian archaeological sites. In particular, the first collection of soil samples comes from an identified boat grave from the Viking Age (eg Sykehus area Kristiansand County, Vest-Agder). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Lives of the People from Banken 1. : A study based on muscular development and other activity markers.

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

    Author : Pamela Carrasco Gamboa; [2019]
    Keywords : Musculoskeletal anatomy; occupational stress markers; osteology; physiotherapy; Middle Ages; Viking Age;

    Abstract : Tre skelett från en kyrkogård daterad till Gotlands sen-vikingatid till tidig medeltid har analyserats avseende aktivitetsspår. Metoden som användes innebar observation av muskelutvecklingen tillsammans med förändringar i entesiterna som är fästen för muskler och ligament. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trashed and treasured - Fossils in archaeological contexts in prehistoric Scania.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Terese Ljunggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Fossils; prehistory; Scania; contextual archaeology; affordance; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Humans have always been fascinated with and collected fossils, regardless of any pre-existing knowledge of their ancient origins. But, there is very little research on the subject, especially in Swedish archaeology. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Woman Behind It All. Searching for Social Roles of Women in Late Iron Age Central Blekinge

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia

    Author : Antonia Hellstam; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: warrior society; social role of women; cremation grave material; Beowulf; Lady with mead cup; Blekinge; Västra Vång; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : With the aim of widening the picture of a Late Iron Age warrior society in central Blekinge by studying the social role of its women, female cremation burials have been identified and their material studied. Artefacts and their combinations have been interpreted and their suggested meanings compared with contemporary iconography as well as with Anglo-Saxon and Norse literary sources. READ MORE