Greenland

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  • Archaeological Investigations in Vatnahverfi, Greenland 2008 Season Preliminary Report (2009)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Konrad Smiarowski.

    July and August 2008 was the fourth season of the collaborative Norse Settlement in the Vatnahverfi Region, South Greenland ca. AD 985 – 1450 Project. The Danish Middle Ages & Renaissance Department at The Danish National Museum and the Greenland National Museum and Archives (NKA) collaborated with the Northern Science and Education Center at City University of New York (NORSEC/CUNY) to complete an archaeological project in Southwestern Greenland, in the Qaqortoq Municipality. The project...

  • Brattahlid N Farm NKA 2629 DEC 17 06 (2006)
    DATASET Thomas H. McGovern.

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  • E 172 March 14 2012 (2012)
    DATASET Konrad Smiarowski.

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  • E172 Tatsip Ataa Midden Excavation 2009 & 2010 Preliminary Excavation Report (2012)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Konrad Smiarowski.

    Introduction July and August 2009 and June and July 2010 were the fifth and sixth seasons of the collaborative Norse Settlement in the Vatnahverfi Region, South Greenland ca. AD 985 – 1450 Project. The Danish Middle Ages & Renaissance Department at The Danish National Museum and the Greenland National Museum and 2 Archives (NKA) collaborated with the Northern Science and Education Center at City University of New York (NORSEC/CUNY) to complete an interdisciplinary archaeological project in...

  • E47 Gardar Igaliku December 13 2013 (2013)
    DATASET Konrad Smiarowski.

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  • E68 Timerliit 3-14-12 (2012)
    DATASET Konrad Smiarowski.

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  • E74 KNK 203 3-17-12 (2012)
    DATASET Konrad Smiarowski.

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  • Preliminary Assessment Report of the Archaeofauna from KNK 203 (E 74), a Norse Farm in the Eastern Settlement, Greenland (2007)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Konrad Smiarowski. Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir. Thomas McGovern.

    The archaeofauna is still under study, and this report presents only a partial overview of the collection. However, a number of observations can be made at this stage: • The collection has been subject to severe attrition from freeze-thaw cycling and repeated flooding and drying. Only the most dense bone elements survive, and even teeth are badly preserved in some contexts. • While the conditions of preservation will limit the comparative value of the E74 archaeofauna and will probably make a...

  • Preliminary Report of a Medieval Norse Archaeofauna from Brattahlið North Farm (KNK 2629), Qassiarsuk, Greenland (2006)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas McGovern. Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir.

    Introduction : This is a preliminary report of the animal bone collected in 2005-06 by international teams led by Ragnar Edvardsson for the Greenland National Museum and Archives (NKA) and NABO. The bone collections come from stratified contexts in the midden area south of the Brattahlið North Farm (E29N under the old Bruun system: now KNK 2629) whose structures were excavated in 1932. Degerbøl (1934) has provided a pioneering and still valuable zooarchaeological report of the early excavations,...

  • Preliminary Report on the 2012 Archaeofauna from E47 Gardar in the Eastern Settlement, Greenland (2013)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Konrad Smiarowski.

    The excavation at E47 Gardar took place during the 2012 collaborative fieldwork carried out in a cooperation between the Greenland National Museum and Archives, CUNY, U Stirling, National Museum of Denmark, and the Archaeological Institute Iceland coordinated by the North Atlantic Biocultural Organization research cooperative (NABO www.nabohome.org). In response to initial reports on substantial drainage ditch disturbance by Hans Kapel (Kapel 2005) and the ditch profile cleaning and column...