publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

Kyrkorna i Silte : Om kyrkobyggnader och kyrkofynd från det tidigmedeltida Gotland

Hultberg, Adam;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This paper looks to examine the relationship between the church buildings and archaeological finds from under the church floor in Silte parish on the baltic isle, Gotland. The material was excavated in 1971-1972, after evidence of an older wooden church was uncovered during restoration work. This older structure, revealed to have consisted of a chancel and choir, had evidently been connected to the present stone choir for some time. The well preserved foundation was excavated along with a rich archeological material consisting of, amongst other things, some 1700 coins and 18 graves along with skeletal material indicating an additional 25 individuals. In this the...
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free text keywords: Stave-church, church, christianization, parish, Gotland, Scandinavia, graves, coins, Stavkyrka, kyrka, kristianisering, socken, Skandinavien, gravar, mynt, Archaeology, Arkeologi
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