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Author Larsson, Mats, 1951-

Title Life and Death in the Mesolithic of Sweden
Published Havertown : Oxbow Books, 2017
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Contents Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Mesolithic Period in Sweden: An Introduction; Mesolithic on the move; 2 Hunters in the Forest; Ageröds mosse; Settlement patterns and hunting/collecting strategies; Life and death; The end of the Mesolithic in Scania; Segebro: an early Atlantic settlement at the coast; Ageröd V: an Atlantic bog site; Tågerup: settlement and burials; The old woman; The double burial; The man's grave; Yngsjö and Årup; The Last Hunters: the Ertebølle Culture; Soldattorpet, Limhamn; Löddesborg; Skateholm; Tågerup; Houses and burials; Bredasten; Yngsjö
3 Blekinge: New DiscoveriesBro 597; Damm 6; Norrje Sunnansund: tons of fish; Lussabacken norr; 4 Hunters along the Kalmar Strait and on Öland; Tingby, a much discussed house; New excavations at Tingby; Concluding remarks; Öland; 5 Seal Hunters on Gotland; Taking care of the dead; 6 Into the Forest: Early Hunters in the Southern Swedish Interior; 7 Pioneers: Hunters in Eastern Middle Sweden; Östergötland: new discoveries; The Mjölby sites; Mörby; Sand covered houses: Högby; Storlyckan: another site with a dwelling structure; The hut; Spatial distribution; Western Östergötland, Lake Tåkern
Sites around LinköpingLife and death around Motala; Strandvägen; House 1; House 2; Death in the lake; The Late Mesolithic in Östergötland; Pioneering hunters: some remarks; 8 Pioneers in the Early Archipelagos of Eastern Middle Sweden; Early sites; Peak 85; Sites on the A73; Late sites; 9 Moving Inland; 10 The Western Part of Sweden; The earliest sites; Hensbacka Culture; Inland sites; Sandarna Culture; The dead; The Late Mesolithic; Lihult; Lihult inland sites; Transverse arrowheads; 11 Moving North; Leksand; Along the coast: further north; 12 Pioneers in the Interior of Northern Sweden
The earliest sitesLater Mesolithic; Epilogue; References
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Subject Mesolithic period -- Sweden.
Prehistoric peoples -- Sweden.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1785703862