GIS-material for the archaeological project: A Funnel Beaker settlement in Kimstad

SND-ID: SND 2084

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
The Swedish National Heritage Board's contract archaeology division, UV Öst, has performed a preliminary investigation during autumn 2005 and a subsequent final excavation during summer 2006 in Kimstad, within the property Ask 5:1, Norrköping municipality. The municipality was planning to build a new train station that would affect the prehistoric settlement site RAÄ 258. The excavations covered the remains of a neolithic house and a few other features. Two samples of charcoal have been dated to the Late Mesolithic, c. 4300 BC. A third sample was dated to the Early Neolithic, c. 3700 BC. About 3 kg of early neolithic pottery was collected. A polished axe of diabase supports this dating, which seems to bee the earliest phase of the settlement. The house was supported by one row of posts and included remains of hearths, pits and a larger storage pit.

Purpose:

The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The aim of the preliminary investigation was to delimit the archaeological site and

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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

Stone Age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Norrköping Municipality, Kimstad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Kimstad, Ask 5:1

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords

Subject area

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

Keywords

stone age

Publications
Dataset 1
A Funnel Beaker settlement in Kimstad

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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>A Funnel Beaker settlement in Kimstad</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001818">https://doi.org/10.5878/001818</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Keywords

stone age

Time period(s) investigated

Stone Age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2005–2006
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement

Intrasisprojekt

AO2005108

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

431-4196-06

431-13014-05

Producents dnr för projektet

423-1058-2006

422-3339-2005

ProjektID

p505032

Dataset 2
Excavation preceding rebuilding of commuter train station in Kimstad

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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>Excavation preceding rebuilding of commuter train station in Kimstad</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001820">https://doi.org/10.5878/001820</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Keywords

stone age

Time period(s) investigated

Stone Age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-05–2006-06
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement

Intrasisprojekt

AO2006046

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

431-4196-06

Producents dnr för projektet

423-1058-2006

ProjektID

p506039

Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-07-20