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  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Pursuing the ARM research strategy (Ch. 4), this chapter summarises, analyses, and contextualises the evidence on aristocratic presence at Avaldsnes and along the Karmsund Strait presented in previous chapters in this book. ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This chapter provides an outline of the scholarly problems that the Avaldsnes Royal Manor Project was designed to address, the central theme explored being the political institutions and processes in the first millennium ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Avaldsnes, Kormt, and the Karmsund Strait are frequently mentioned in the Old Norse written sources, often referred to as the residence and burial site of kings. The site has attracted the attention of scholars since the ...
  • Østmo, Einar; Skar, Birgitte; Skre, Dagfinn; Høeg, Helge Irgens; Reiersen, Olav (Research report / Forskningsrapport, 1990)
    Prosjektet ble etablert for å utføre arbeidet med registrering og undersøkelse av fornminner (kulturminner fra oldtid og middelalder) i forbindelse med planene om utbygging av hovedflyplass på Hurum, inklusive tilbringertjenester ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn; Brink, Stefan; Stylegar, Frans-Arne; Pilø, Lars; Pedersen, Unn; Sørensen, Rolf; Henningsmoen, Kari E.; Høeg, Helge I.; Stabell, Bjørg; Bukholm, Kristine M.; Bonde, Niels; Barrett, James; Hall, Allan; Johnstone, Cluny; Kenward, Harry; O’Connor, Terry; Ashby, Steve; Milek, Karen B.; French, Charles A. I. (Book / Bok / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2007)
    In this, the first of six volumes, the main results of the excavations which the University of Oslo carried out at Kaupang 1998–2003 are presented. A completely new picture is put forward of the port that Ohthere (Óttarr) ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn; Pilø, Lars; Blackburn, Mark; Rispling, Gert; Jonsson, Kenneth; Hårdh, Birgitta; Pedersen, Unn; Kilger, Christoph (Book / Bok / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2008)
    This second volume concerning the excavations in the Viking-period town Kaupang in 1998–2003 examines types of find used in economic transactions: coins, silver ingots, hacksilver, balances and weights. Changes in the type ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    A SOCIAL APPROACH TO MONETISATION shifts the attention from the classic money media — gold and silver — to the dissemination of two social practices: valuing and paying. When these two monetary practices first became ...
  • Martens, Jes; Ravn, Mads; Christiansen, Torben Trier; Petersen, Peter Vang; Dobat, Andres S.; Henriksen, Mogens Bo; Majchczack, Bente Sven; Lingström, Maria; Skre, Dagfinn; Rolfsen, Perry; Maixner, Birgit (Series / Seriehefte, 2016)
    I dette bindet presenteres elleve bidrag om funnene fra pløyejorden. Denne typen funn kalles i Norge normalt løsfunn eller løse kulturminner selv om de i regelen blott er løsrevne deler av underliggende uforstyrrede deler ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The spectacular raised stone north of the St Óláfr’s Church at Avaldsnes, the so called Jomfru Marias synål (Virgin Mary’s Sewing Needle), is the most prominent preserved prehistoric monument at the site. Before its height ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
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  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The post-Roman rise in trade, urbanisation, monetisation, and kingship are prominent fields of research in early medieval archaeology and history (e.g. Henning 2007; Hodges 2000; McCormick 2001; Sindbæk 2007; Wickham 2009; ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In this chapter, Avaldsnes and the land along the Karmsund Strait are considered in a west-Scandinavian context. Was the manor one of a kind? Why did aristocrats reside there, and what may be inferred about their activities? ...
  • Pilø, Lars; Skre, Dagfinn; Hårdh, Birgitta; Wamers, Egon; Graham-Campbell, James; Gjøstein Resi, Heid; Plahter, Unn; Gaut, Bjarne; Vince, Alan; Baug, Irene; Øye, Ingvild (Book / Bok / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    The third volume covering the excavations of 1998–2003 in the Viking-period town of Kaupang examines a range of artefacts and discusses the inhabitants of the town: their origins, activities and trading connexions. Certain ...
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
  • Skre, Dagfinn (Chapter / Bokkapittel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    During many of the 3,400 years prior to the royal manor’s waning following the fire in AD 1368, aristocratic presence is evident at Avaldsnes and along the Karmsund Strait (Ch. 27). What was the nature and context of that ...