Previous archaeological investigations along the 'Ostlänken' Railway Corridor 1965-2012: Överjärna 53:1 and Överjärna 200

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board

Research principal

Uppsala University rorId


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Due to planned development related to the E4 motorway between Vagnhärad and Järna interchange, a grave site, registered as monument 53 in Överjärna parish, was investigated archaeologically. According to the antiquities register, the grave site was about 90m x 20m and contained five ancient remains, consisting of 2 mounds and three round stone circles. A stone wall system composed of six stone walls was removed in 1980 in connection with the grave site Överjärna 53:1

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Method and outcome

Time period(s) investigated

Data format / data structure

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological excavation

Type of archaeological remains

Agrarian remains, Burial ground

Data collection

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1980 – 1980
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2014
  • Data collector: Uppsala university, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Södertälje Municipality, Överjärna Parish

Geographic description: On a non-arable outcrop on a steep south and the east slope next to a mountain side.

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Highest geographic unit


Administrative information


Organisationens dnr för undersökningen: 2281/80

ProjektID: p180001

ProjektID: 180001

RAÄ-nr: Överjärna 53:1, Överjärna 200

Topic and keywords

Research area

History (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Archaeology (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Published: 2017-03-30
Last updated: 2017-04-04