A Viking-age Valley in Iceland: The Mosfell Archaeological Project

  title={A Viking-age Valley in Iceland: The Mosfell Archaeological Project},
  author={J. Byock and P. Walker and J. Erlandson and P. Holck and Davide Zori and M. Guđmundsson and M. Tveskov},
  journal={Medieval Archaeology},
  pages={195 - 218}
  • J. Byock, P. Walker, +4 authors M. Tveskov
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Medieval Archaeology
  • Abstract THIS is an account of both the history and the recent findings of the Mosfell Archaeological Project. Excavation is part of an interdisciplinary research approach that uses archaeology, history, anthropology, forensics, environmental sciences and saga studies to construct a picture of human habitation, power relationships, religious and mortuary practices, and environmental change in the region of Mosfellssveit in south-western Iceland. The valley system with surrounding highlands and… CONTINUE READING
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