The social weight of silver in Viking Age Scandinavia

Project: Research

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Archaeology


The project investigates the socio-strategic function and meaning of Viking Age silver, with special focus on its connection to the realm of customary law and the blood feud as social institution described in the Icelandic family sagas.
Effective start/end date2014/01/012020/01/31


Related research output

Fredrik Ekengren & Maria Domeij, 2015, Small Things – Wide Horizons: Studies in Honour of Birgitta Hårdh. Larsson, L., Ekengren, F., Helgesson, B. & Söderberg, B. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress, p. 20-26

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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