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Building mounds: Viking-late Norse settlement in the North Atlantic c. AD800-1200

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The subject of this study is Viking-Late Norse settlement (c. AD800-1200) in the North Atlantic, focusing on Orkney and on longhouse complexes constructed on mounds. For the first time these mound settlements are investigated as a group and as deliberately constructed mounds. Settlement mounds in Orkney are also closely associated with nearly 40 Skaill ON skáli ('hall') place-names, which place-names linked the sites with the social and economic networks of Orkney's peripatetic le...

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SSD
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School of Archaeology
Department:
Continuing Education
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-10-20

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