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Date of this Version

2005

Document Type

Article

Citation

Environmental Archaeology 10:2 (2005), pp. 179–197.

doi: 10.1179/env.2005.10.2.179

Comments

Copyright © 2005 Taylor & Francis. Used by permission.

Abstract

This paper reports on the zooarchaeological and archaeobotanical remains from the initial season of excavations at the Norse period site at Undir Junkarinsfløtti in the Faroe islands. These remains represent the first zooarchaeological analysis undertaken for the Faroes and only the third archaeobotanical assemblage published from the islands. The excavated deposits are described and the key findings from the palaeoenvironmental remains highlighted within the context of the wider North Atlantic environmental archaeology of the Norse period.

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