Previous Archaeological Excavations along the 'Ostlänken' Railway Corridor 1965-2012: Early Iron-Age gravefield.

SND-ID: SND 2474

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Description

In 1975 burial site 12 a in Kvillinge parish, Östergötland was investigated. At the same time a small phosphate mapping was also performed. The reason for the investigation was a planned railway, from the southern main line to the industrial area Braviken located at the far end of Malmölandet. The ivestigation was carried out from 28/04/1975 to 04/07/1975.

The investigated burial site included seven graves. Five of the graves contained inventory of female character. Settlement could not be located with certainty through phosphate mapping.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University

Identifiers

RAÄ-nr: Kvillinge 68:1

Commissioning organisation

Swedish National Heritage Board - UV 1981:4

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Time period(s) investigated

Late iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Kvillinge Parish

Geographic description: The project area is within the property Bådstorp 1:11, Björnviken i Kvillinge parish. The project area lies in the southeaster part of Malmölandet, a peninsula adjacent to Bråviken. The nearest settlement, Åby, lies 1,5km to the north east.

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords

Subject area

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

Keywords

finds, late iron age

Publications

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological assessment, Archaeological assessment

Dataset
Ancient monument 12a, a grave field (Bådstorp, Kvillinge sn, Östergötland)

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Citation

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2019). <em>Ancient monument 12a, a grave field (Bådstorp, Kvillinge sn, Östergötland)</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/a2pw-6n15">https://doi.org/10.5878/a2pw-6n15</a>

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Data format / data structure

Still image

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Time period(s) investigated

Late iron age

Collection methodology

Trenches, remains, and other features were observed and recorded on site using GPS instruments and processed using Intrasis. The resulting data were exported to Shape format and Access database as part of the "ArkeoGIS Ostlänken" project.

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Description of the mode of collection: Trenches, remains, and other features were observed and recorded on site using GPS instruments and processed using Intrasis. The resulting data were exported to Shape format and Access database as part of the "ArkeoGIS Ostlänken" project.
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1975-04-28–1975-07-04
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board UV Mitt

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis
  • Description of the mode of collection: Trenches, remains, and other features were observed and recorded on site using GPS instruments and processed using Intrasis. The resulting data were exported to Shape format and Access database as part of the "ArkeoGIS Ostlänken" project.
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2014
  • Data collector: Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Type of archaeological remains

Grave, unknown type , Burial ground

ProjektID

p575001

Rapport nr

UV 1981:4

Published: 2019-12-18
Last updated: 2020-05-06