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Residences burning

Larsson, Lars LU (2010) In Zwischen Fjorden und Steppe. Festschrift für Johan Callmer zum 65. Geburtstag. Internationale Archäologie, Studia honoraria - Band 31. p.301-306
Abstract
The study of residences at central places from the Late Iron Age in Scandinavia has mainly been aimed at identifying buildings of exceptional size or function.

However, until recently the archaeological situation has not been detailed enough to study the sequence of a residence for several centuries and with internal changes related to internal or external factors. New excavation results from Uppåkra, southernmost part of Sweden provide more detailed insight into these centres of power. The present situation is that at least four buildings have been identifi ed which were burnt down. Two of these hold human remains. The people living in Uppåkra might have been involved in internal or external confrontations resulting in... (More)
The study of residences at central places from the Late Iron Age in Scandinavia has mainly been aimed at identifying buildings of exceptional size or function.

However, until recently the archaeological situation has not been detailed enough to study the sequence of a residence for several centuries and with internal changes related to internal or external factors. New excavation results from Uppåkra, southernmost part of Sweden provide more detailed insight into these centres of power. The present situation is that at least four buildings have been identifi ed which were burnt down. Two of these hold human remains. The people living in Uppåkra might have been involved in internal or external confrontations resulting in deliberately burnt buildings. (Less)
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Zwischen Fjorden und Steppe. Festschrift für Johan Callmer zum 65. Geburtstag.
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Theune, Claudia; Bierman, Felix; Struwe, Ruth and Jeute, Gerson
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Internationale Archäologie, Studia honoraria - Band 31
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However, until recently the archaeological situation has not been detailed enough to study the sequence of a residence for several centuries and with internal changes related to internal or external factors. New excavation results from Uppåkra, southernmost part of Sweden provide more detailed insight into these centres of power. The present situation is that at least four buildings have been identifi ed which were burnt down. Two of these hold human remains. The people living in Uppåkra might have been involved in internal or external confrontations resulting in deliberately burnt buildings.},
  author       = {Larsson, Lars},
  editor       = {Theune, Claudia and Bierman, Felix and Struwe, Ruth and Jeute, Gerson},
  isbn         = {978-3-89646-550-4},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {301--306},
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  series       = {Zwischen Fjorden und Steppe. Festschrift für Johan Callmer zum 65. Geburtstag.},
  title        = {Residences burning},
  volume       = {Internationale Archäologie, Studia honoraria - Band 31},
  year         = {2010},
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