GIS-material for the archaeological project: Settlement remains at Nybygget

SND-ID: SND 2063

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


The information in the abstract is translated from the arcaheological report:
Due to reconstruction of the electric main system in the Offerby-Ervasteby area, Motala municipality, the Swedish National Heritage Board's contract archaeology division, UV Öst, has performed a preliminary investigation, since the trenching was conducted nearby a known archaeological site and possible settlement sites. Four areas (objects) were selected for the antiquarian inspection. In two of them trial trenches were excavated. The other two were affected to such a small extent that no archaeological measures needed to be taken. Within Object II (site RAÄ 176:1, Motala parish) settlement remains were discovered, probably from a later chronological phase than the Stone Age remains of RAÄ 176. The remains were excavated. No archaeological remains were found within Object IV.


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
The purpose of the preliminary investigation was to determine whether any archaeological remains could be affected by the planned earthworks and, if so, to

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Pre history

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Motala Municipality, Motala Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Motala parish, Offerby and others

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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, bronze age

Offerby and others

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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). Offerby and others. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Time period(s) investigated

Pre history

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-05
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains




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Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-07-12