GIS-material for the archaeological project: Fivelstad 61

SND-ID: SND 2014

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen (KM) performed a field evaluation of the ancient monument RAÄ 61 in Fivelstad parish, Motala municipality, Östergötland, during April-May 2009. The background for the survey was the Swedish Road Administration's proposed new construction and reconstruction of National Road 32/50 between Motala and Mjölby. In a previous evluation in the western part of RAÄ 61, a cultural layer or cultivation layer that superimposed several features was found, including a hearth and a post hole.The post hole has been dated to the Early Bronze Age. The field evaluation shows that this layer continues to the east. In the southern part of the investigation area three hearths were revealed, which may be part of a hearths area. One of these hearths have been dated to the transition between the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. All artefacts and most of the features were found in an area that is partially destroyed as a result of ploughing in recent times. The best-preserved features can be expected in area

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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

Bronze age–Iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Motala Municipality, Fivelstad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Fivelstad, Sund 1:5, 4:1, 4:6, S:2

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Publications
Dataset
Fivelstad 61

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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

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Citation

Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen. Uppsala University (2014). <em>Fivelstad 61</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001700">https://doi.org/10.5878/001700</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen

Keywords

bronze age, iron age

Time period(s) investigated

Iron age

Bronze age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-04
  • Data collector: Stiftelsen Kulturmiljövård Mälardalen

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement

Intrasisprojekt

KM09010

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

431-2418-09

Producents dnr för projektet

KM09010

ProjektID

p0509008

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