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dc.date.created2020-05-19T17:09:23Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.citationCannell, Rebecca J S Bill, Jan Welham, Kate Cheetham, Paul . Geochemical analysis of the truncated Viking Age trading settlement of Heimdalsjordet, Norway. Geoarchaeology. 2020, 35(5), 748-771
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/83862
dc.description.abstractSingle and multielement archaeological geochemistry has been applied to research and rescue projects for many decades to enhance our understanding of the past use of space. Often applied on one contextual plane, this ignores the complex palimpsest resulting from past occupation and soil processes. Furthermore, many important sites are now heavily truncated by plowing, leaving little more than negative features below the homogenized topsoil. These challenges require new approaches to archaeological geochemistry to gather information before these sites are lost to modern land use. The research presented here applied coring as a sampling method on a truncated site, the sample locations guided by high‐resolution ground‐penetrating radar data and excavation, before using portable X‐ray fluorescence directly on the core samples to understand the phase by phase composition of the deposits and thus past human occupation. The results suggest that even in truncated and secondary contexts, such as the case study of the Viking Age trade settlement of Heimdalsjordet, Norway, archaeological geochemistry can give insight into the chronological and spatial development of the site, and is especially relevant for detecting nonferrous metalworking activity.
dc.languageEN
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.titleGeochemical analysis of the truncated Viking Age trading settlement of Heimdalsjordet, Norway
dc.typeJournal article
dc.creator.authorCannell, Rebecca J S
dc.creator.authorBill, Jan
dc.creator.authorWelham, Kate
dc.creator.authorCheetham, Paul
cristin.unitcode185,14,31,0
cristin.unitnameInstitutt for arkeologi, konservering og historie
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dc.identifier.cristin1811780
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationinfo:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&rft.jtitle=Geoarchaeology&rft.volume=35&rft.spage=748&rft.date=2020
dc.identifier.jtitleGeoarchaeology
dc.identifier.volume35
dc.identifier.issue5
dc.identifier.startpage748
dc.identifier.endpage771
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1002/gea.21795
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-86601
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dc.type.peerreviewedPeer reviewed
dc.source.issn0883-6353
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/83862/2/Geochemical_analysis_of_the_truncated_Viking_Age_t.pdf
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