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Viking Age Grave Reentry within the Context of Mortuary Drama (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Gina Malfatti. Nick Kardulias.

The present study traces the history of grave manipulation and reentry in Scandinavia from the Stone Age through medieval times, but with a special emphasis on the context and implications of funerary activity during the Viking Age and the early medieval period. During this time span, the people of Scandinavia became a major force that reshaped the economic, political, and social structure of Europe. I examine the phenomenon of grave reentry and alteration within the framework of Neil Price’s...