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

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.

Subject area

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

Keywords

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Principal organisation

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Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 2470

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

Time period(s) investigated

Late bronze age

Late iron age

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Tystberga Parish

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Parish

Commissioning organisation

Swedish Road Administration

Subject area

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

Keywords

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological assessment, Archaeological assessment

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License

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

Suggested 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>

Producents dnr för projektet

4454

ProjektID

p469002

Rapport nr

UV 1975 B15

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board

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.

Keywords

Data format / data structure

Still image

Geospatial

Type of archaeological remains

Data collection

Mode of collection: Field observation

Time period(s) for data collection: 1969-09-26 — 1969-11-28

Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board

Mode of collection: Field observation

Time period(s) for data collection: 1970-06-01 — 1970-09-18

Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board

Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis

Time period(s) for data collection: 2014 — 2014

Data collector: Uppsala university, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Time period(s) investigated

Late bronze age

Published: 2017-03-30
Last updated: 2020-01-23