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Vestlandske graver fra Jernalderen

  title={Vestlandske graver fra Jernalderen},
  author={Haakon Schetelig}


A cremation and subsequent burial can be analysed as a set of technological, social and ritual transformations. It consists of three parts: ®rst, the place where the body was burnt or cremated;

Des pièces d’armes au service de l’artisanat textile ? le cas des lames de tisserand mérovingiennesen contexte funéraire

Au sein de l’ensemble funeraire merovingien de Vendenheim (Alsace, Bas-Rhin), deux lames de tisserand en fer ont recemment ete mises au jour dans deux sepultures feminines. Cette decouverte plutot

Performing of Rituals and Variation in Corpse Treatment during the Migration Period in Norway

Why are there variations in rituals and differences in funerary practices when the descendants share the same cosmological ideas and beliefs? The variation in the mortuary record cannot be solely

Buried in Between: Re-interpreting the Skjoldehamn Medieval Bog Burial of Arctic Norway

THE 11TH-CENTURY SKJOLDEHAMN GRAVE is a remarkable accidental find, discovered in a bog in coastal Arctic Norway in 1936. The grave consisted of a fully clothed skeleton wrapped in a wool blanket,

Ship Mounds Matter: The Referential Qualities of Earth-Sourced Materials in Viking Ship Mounds

This article discusses the construction details of the mounds erected over large Viking ship burials in Norway and shows that they form an integral part of mortuary practice. Moreover, elements of

Dressed for Ritual, Dressed for Life. A Migration-Period Grave from Sande in Norway

A RICHLY FURNISHED GRAVE from the migration period in Norway is our starting point for a discussion of the impact of dress in life and death. The Sande farm is situated on the southern tip of Norway

Between Sutton Hoo and Oseberg – dendrochronology and the origins of the ship burial tradition

ABSTRACT New dendrochronological dates from Western Norway prompt an old question to be posed in a new way. They show that two ship burials on the island of Karmøy date from AD 780 and 790, that is,