ESTONIAN ACADEMY
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akadeemia kirjastus
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Estonian Journal of Archaeology
ISSN 1736-7484 (Electronic)
ISSN 1406-2933 (Print)
LAYERS OF LANDSCAPE, LAYERS OF SITE; pp. 21-35
PDF | doi: 10.3176/arch.2009.1.02

Author
Gurly Vedru
Abstract

The article deals with several layers of landscape. Nature and traces of human activities left there on different prehistoric periods are examined. Also the probable interpretation of these traces in later periods will be discussed. All that will be analysed on the basis of two archaeological objects – the stone grave of Varetimägi and a pit-grave cemetery, both in Kaberla village, north Estonia. Their location in nature and connection with previous and later settlement traces are observed, thus trying to find out the attitude of people of different periods towards their surrounding landscape.

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