GIS-material for the archaeological project: Högby

SND-ID: SND 2026

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Due to new construction and rebuilding of road 50 between Motala and Mjölby, a field evaluation has been carried out of the ancient monument RAÄ 14, on the property Högby 5:12, Mjölby municipality. The evaluation was performed by Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis (SAU) in May 2009, at the request of the Swedish Road Administration. The burial ground, consisting of 34 cremation graves and 14 inhumation graves, was dated to the Roman Iron Age on the basis of artefacts found. In the east and south-east part of the burial ground, stone constructions, interpreted as two stone settings, were discovered. The features have not been excavated but merely documented above ground, since they were located outside the roadworks area. The burial ground has thus been delimited in all directions.


The information in the purpose is translated from the arcaheological report:
The purpose of the investigation was to delimit the ancient monument RAÄ 14, both within and outside of the area of roadworks. The character, dating, ex

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

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Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Roman iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Mjölby Municipality, Högby Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Högby parish, Högby 5:12

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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)


roman iron age


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Associated documentation


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

Version 1.1

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Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis. Uppsala University (2014). Högby. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis


roman iron age

Time period(s) investigated

Roman iron age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-05
  • Data collector: Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis

Type of archaeological remains

Burial ground

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