Where have all the Settlements Gone? Field Survey Methods for Locating Bronze and Iron Age Settlements in a Cultivated Landscape

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The article is a description and evaluation of extensive and intensive field survey as a means of locating sites from the bronze and early iron ages in the cultivated landscape of southern Sweden. It includes a discussion of other field survey efforts and recommendations about survey technique. Surface survey in December proved to be a fairly successful means of locating bronze age remains in clay till soils.

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  • Archaeology

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  • field survey
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-112
JournalPapers of the Archaeological Institute University of Lund
Volume1987-1988
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo

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