Eastern trench

Hear ye, hear ye!

We are pleased to inform you that the flint material with find numbers from the eastern trench is now photographed and ready for you to look at. You can find all of the registered finds if you follow the link below or if you visit our website and...

0 2016.04.29
Eastern trench Finds News Stone Age

Visit to Lund

Recently, the Alvastra team went on a visit to Lund, in Southern Sweden, to take part and present our project for a group of Stone Age archaeologists active in that region of the country. While we were there, Nathalie and I spent a day studying...

0 2016.04.14
Eastern trench Finds Lithics Stone Age

Fishing at Alvastra

Accession number 34984:x221y425, F6 (Fid 1188532) Fishing hook of boar tusk Photo: Gabriel Hildebrand, SHMM The picture shows an exquisitely preserved and previously unpublished object from the 1976-1980 excavations at the Alvastra pile dwelling. It...

4 2015.11.26
Eastern trench Finds Meetings Tooth Stone Age

Impressive Impressions

I would like to draw attention to an interesting décor that I recently found on a sherd. It is something that I have never seen on Neolithic pottery before. The specific sherd is presented above. It is a flat rimmed sherd. The colour is light...

0 2015.11.02
Eastern trench Finds Ceramics Décor Stone Age