The Landscape of a Swedish Boat-Grave Cemetery

@article{Williams2010TheLO,
  title={The Landscape of a Swedish Boat-Grave Cemetery},
  author={Howard Williams and Martin Rundkvist and Arne Danielsson},
  journal={Landscapes},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
Abstract The paper integrates topographical and experiential approaches to the mortuary landscape of a Viking period boat inhumation-grave excavated in 2005 within a cemetery at Skamby, Kuddby parish, Östergötland province, Sweden. We argue that the landscape context was integral to the performance of the funerary ceremonies and the subsequent monumental presence of the dead in the landscape. We offer a way to move beyond monocausal explanations for burial location based on single-scale… 

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