By T. Douglas Price
The archaeological website of Smakkerup Huse is found on the headwaters of a former fjord often called the Saltbaek Vig at the northwest coast of the island of Zealand, Denmark. Excavations came about in 1989 and back from 1995 to 1997 by way of a group of Danish and American archaeologists. the location is critical for a few purposes, together with the 1000-year list of cultural deposits and the maintenance of ample subsistence is still and wood items. Smakkerup Huse records a few of the oldest household livestock in Denmark and a brand new artifact variety, a painted pebble, from the Mesolithic. whereas the cost zone of the location on land were eroded, the waterlain deposits adjoining to the positioning preserved a submerged midden and an in situ fishing and boat touchdown quarter. The document at the web site contains historical past at the Mesolithic of Southern Scandinavia, a historical past of analysis on the web site, the geology and topography of the positioning and its setting, the format and series of the excavations, stratigraphy, the unearths, courting, interpretation and value. T. Douglas rate is Weinstein Professor of eu Archaeology and Director of the Laboratory for Archaeological Chemistry, Dept. of Anthropology, collage of Michigan.
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