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H 297 x W 210 mm

188 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 8 colour plates

Published May 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911027

Digital: 9781784911034

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Quarrying in Western Norway

An archaeological study of production and distribution in the Viking period and Middle Ages

By Irene Baug

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The theme of this study is the large-scale exploitation of different stone products that took place in Norway during the Viking Age and the Middle Ages (c. AD 800-1500).



1 Introduction

2 State of Research

3 Theoretical Perspectives

4 Methodological Approaches

5 Archaeological Investigations of Quarries at Hyllestad

6 Archaeological Investigations of the Quarries of Ølve and Hatlestrand

7 Spatial and Chronological Distribution of Products

8 Who Controlled the Quarries?

9 Organizing Production

10 Forms of Transaction

11 Conclusions