GIS-material for the archaeological project: Living and burying

SND-ID: SND 2023

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
During the spring, summer and fall of 2002, the Swedish National Heritage Board's Contract Archeology Service, UV Öst, carried out several desk-based and field assessments within the area of Linköping airport, due to supplementary ground work.Two main research themes were formulated; Burial and tradition during the Iron Age, and Stone Age settlement by the coast. The project also focused on the formation of villages during the Middle Ages, with a starting point in the medieval estate of Bökestad and the lost Bo manor. The overall survey and investigation area covered 174 400 m2. A total of 26 features and four finds were registered. No traces of prehistoric or medieval settlement were found. A burial ground was discovered by RAÄ 267, Bo manor. The burial ground will be excavated.


The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The purpose of the field survey was to suggest further archaeological investigations, based on the results of the survey, to the authorities handling the

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review

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Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Linköping Municipality, Landeryd Parish, Vårdsberg Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Landeryd, Vårdsberg, Tannefors 1:107

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Topic and keywords

Research area

HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History and Archaeology, Archaeology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


iron age


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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.

Version 1.1

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Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). The SAAB project. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


iron age

Time period(s) investigated

Iron age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Agrarian remains , Grave, unknown type



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Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-10-06