GIS-material for the archaeological project: Sund and Russingstorp

SND-ID: SND 2013

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen (KM) performed a field evaluation of the ancient monuments RAÄ 59 and RAÄ 60 in Fivelstad parish, Motala municipality, Östergötland during the period of April-May 2009. The investigation area consisted of a 700 meter long and 40-50 meters wide area along the eastern side of the railroad, south of Fågelsta. Previous archaeological surveys preceding the expansion of the railway have found several cultural and cultivation layers, settlement areas and scattered features in connection to this area, with datings ranging from the Early Neolithic to the Roman Iron Age. The results from the field evaluation show that these areas continue to the east. Finds of a Neolithic stone ax, pottery of Bronze Age/Early Iron Age character and three features that were radiocarbon dated to the Pre-Roman and Early Roman Iron Age indicate that the activities mainly belong to the same periods that the previously dated remains in the area. The results primarily show cultivation and settlement-related activ

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

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Uppsala University
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Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Early neolithic–Roman iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Motala Municipality, Fivelstad Parish

Geographic description: ÖG, Fivelsta,Sund 1:3 & 1:4, Russingstorp 1:6

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Associated documentation


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

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Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen. Uppsala University (2014). <em>Sund-Russingstorp</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href=""></a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen

Time period(s) investigated

Early neolithic–Roman iron age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-09
  • Data collector: Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen

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Published: 2012-06-13
Last updated: 2016-10-06