Previous Archaeological Excavations along the 'Ostlänken' Railway Corridor 1965-2012: Ancient monument 78, a grave field (Rogsta, Tystberga parish, Södermanland)

SND-ID: SND 2470

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board

Description

Burial site numbered 78 at Rogsta 1, Tystberga parish, Södermanland was investigated in 1970. The site was initially cleared in 1969. The investigation took place as part of the expansion of the E4 highway. The investigation was carried out during 26/09/1969 to 28/11/1969 and 01/06/1970 to 19/09/1970.

Almost 70 features and a number of graves was discovered during the investigation. 60 of these were visible after clearing and consisted of rather flat, preferably round and irregular stone settings.

Purpose:

The aim of this study was to investigate remains no. 78 at Rogsta 1, Tysberga parish, Södemanland. The investigations were necessary because of the construction of a stretch European Route E4 between Nyköping and Lästringe.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University

Commissioning organisation

Swedish Road Administration

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

Late bronze age

Late iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Tystberga Parish

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords

Research area

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

Keywords

finds

Publications

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological assessment, Archaeological assessment

Dataset
Ancient monument 78, a grave field (Rogsta, Tystberga parish, Södermanland)

Description

The ZIP-file contains three shapefiles with information on trenches, ancient monuments, archaeological finds and other data from the archaeological survey, as well as one geo-referenced map (© Lantmäteriet i2014/00696) of the survey in GeoTIFF-format.

Version 1.0

Citation

Swedish National Heritage Board. Uppsala University (2017). <em>Ancient monument 78, a grave field (Rogsta, Tystberga parish, Södermanland)</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002878">https://doi.org/10.5878/002878</a>

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Data format / data structure

Still image

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board

Keywords

finds

Time period(s) investigated

Late bronze age

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1969-09-26–1969-11-28
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1970-06-01–1970-09-18
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board

Data collection 3

  • Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2014–2014
  • Data collector: Uppsala university, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Type of archaeological remains

Grave, unknown type , Burial ground , Stone fence

Producents dnr för projektet

4454

ProjektID

p469002

Rapport nr

UV 1975 B15

License

Creative Commons  Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Published: 2017-03-30
Last updated: 2020-01-23