GIS-material for the archaeological project: Urbjörn

SND-ID: SND 2053

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:
During autumn 2004 and spring 2005 an archaeological research investigation was performed on the Omberg hill in western Östergötland, with the purpose of understanding the prehistoric settlement and farming. The subject of examination was the archaeological site RAÄ 188 in Västra Tollstad parish, Ödeshög municipality. The site is a large, continuous area of abandoned fields, with clearances, clearance cairns, several hollow ways and one registered grave. In October 2004 a phosphate analysis was made of part of the area. In June 2005 four test pits were excavated in four different parts of the site. Two of them were placed in possible settlement terraces, that turned out to be natural, and the other two were dug in clearance cairns. Nothing speaks against the assumption of extensive farming with recurrent periods of fallow and stones being added to the cairns every time the land was reclaimed.

Purpose:

The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The aim of the excavation was to get an

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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 and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Ödeshög Municipality, Västra Tollstad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, V Tollstad, Urbjörn, Omberg

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords

Research area

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

Keywords

iron age

Publications
Dataset
Urbjörn

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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

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). <em>Urbjörn</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001782">https://doi.org/10.5878/001782</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Keywords

iron age

Time period(s) investigated

Iron age

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-10
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-06
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement location , Area with ancient fields

Intrasisprojekt

AO2004107

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

431-10597-07

Producents dnr för projektet

424-2866-2004

ProjektID

p504022

Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-07-07