GIS-material for the archaeological project: An archaeological line project in western Östergötland

SND-ID: SND 2000

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archeological report:
The results of the archaeological investigations and preliminary investigations presented in this report is part of a work in progress along the railway line Mjölby - Hallsberg. The investigated section are running between Mjölby and Motala in the western part of Östergötland and was early identified as one of the province's major central areas. The survey found many relics that have been dated from the Mesolithic period , 6000 - 8000 BC, up to early modern period. Among other things, a new and unique mesolitisk residence was found at the Motala Ström beach. Skänninge is another location where new information has come to light. Remains of extensive engineering activities were found outside the central medieval city area. Along the railway tracks several sites has shown on settlements from the Bronze Age and early Iron Age, periods which we previously had little knowledge about in this part of Östergötland.

Purpose:

The information in the purpose is translated from the archeological report:
The reason for the investi

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Time period(s) investigated

Stone Age–Middle ages

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Motala Municipality, Fivelstad Parish, Mjölby Parish, Motala Parish, Skänninge Parish, Styra Parish, Västra Stenby Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Motala-Mjölby, Skänninge område 13

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords
Publications
Dataset
An archaeological line project in western Östergötland

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Associated documentation

Description

The ZIP file consist of GIS files and an Access database with information about the excavations, findings and other metadata about the archaeological survey.

Version 1.1

2014-04-01
https://doi.org/10.5878/001688

Variable(s) added : Four new fields for geographic information created in the project shapefile.

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Citation

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). <em>An archaeological line project in western Östergötland</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001688">https://doi.org/10.5878/001688</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Time period(s) investigated

Stone Age–Middle ages

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-10–1999-11
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Cultural layer , Cultivation traces

Intrasisprojekt

AO20000_1

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

220-2176-97

Producents dnr för projektet

422-4087-1999

ProjektID

p599001

Published: 2012-06-13
Last updated: 2017-01-03