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Sandbagging the Past: Rescue Excavations at a Medieval Icelandic Fishing Station (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Frank Feeley. Lilja Pálsdóttir.

Since it's discovery in 2008, archaeologists have been performing rescue excavations at the site of Gufuskálar in Western Iceland. During the Medieval Era this site was home to one of the largest commercial fishing operations in Iceland at that time. Little is known about these early commercial ventures and most of these early fishing stations have been destroyed by later episodes of town-building. Gufuskálar is one of the best preserved examples of a medieval fishing station but, as with many...