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Browsing by Subject "Zooarchaeology"

Browsing by Subject "Zooarchaeology"

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  • Leifsson, Rúnar (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-05)
    In this thesis the ritual killing and burial of animals on grave-fields in Viking Age Iceland is critically re-evaluated, on a site-by-site basis, in order to characterize these customs and place them in a social and historical context. The foundation ...
  • Nistelberger, Heidi M.; Palsdottir, Albina Hulda; Star, Bastiaan; Leifsson, Rúnar; Gondek, Agata T; Orlando, Ludovic; Barrett, James H.; Hallsson, Jon; Boessenkool, Sanne (Elsevier BV, 2019-01)
    Horses are the most common grave goods found in Icelandic Viking Age graves. Horse skeletons have previously been sexed based on pelvis shape and the presence of canine teeth in male horses over 4–5 years of age. Morphological data has shown that all ...