The Archaeology of Old Nuulliit: Eigil Knuth's Investigations in the Thule Region, North Greenland, 1952-1990

The Archaeology of Old Nuulliit: Eigil Knuth's Investigations in the Thule Region, North Greenland, 1952-1990

by Mikkel Sorensen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788763531665
Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Series: Monographs on Greenland Series
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mikkel Sørensen is Postdoctoral Fellow at the department of Archaeology, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements

1. The field of research
1.1 Eigil Knuth and Nuulliit
1.2 The environment at Nuulliit
1.3 Eigil Knuth’s first surveys to find Palaeo-Eskimos in the Thule region, 1952-1958
1.4 The Archaeology of New Nuulliit
2. The Archaeology of Old Nuulliit
2.1 Eigil Knuth’s investigations of Old Nuulliit: ruins, artefacts and prehistoric traditions for each plateau
2.2 Organic material from Old Nuulliit
2.3 Absolute dating
2.4 Later Archaeological investigations at Nuulliit
3. Discussion
3.1 The settlements at Old Nuulliit and their cultural affiliations
3.2 Eigil Knuth as an archaeologist at Nuulliit
3.3 Conclusions
4. Perspectives and potentials: Nuulliit and the archaeology of the Thule region

Appendix: List of place names and terminology
Bibliography

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