Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies

Phone: +468162000
Fax: +468162161
Wallenberglaboratoriet, Lilla Frescativägen 7
106 91 Stockholm

Department projects

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The Atlas of ancient human genomes in Sweden
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
The demographic history of Europeans has been a debated topic for centuries. Archaeology has established a chronological and geographical picture of the cultural and social development but the actual demographic development is still unknown. But with the revolution in high-throug...

Archaeology on the Edge: Northern Europe and the Circumpolar World From 2016-04-01 to 2020-03-31
01/04/2016 - 31/03/2020

ArchSci2020 will provide structured state-of-the-art doctoral training to the next generation of archaeologists and biomolecular scientists forging a new generation of biomolecular archaeologists. Few other academic disciplines have been so transformed in the last decade as Ar...

Intersection Sigtuna - the first people in Sweden's oldest town
01/11/2016 - 31/12/2019

The project aims to reveal the cultural transformation of the early town dwellers of Sigtuna. From the town's foundation AD 970 until 1100, altogether 325 buried individuals are known. 185 of them belong to 25 different cemeteries, ...

Tell me who you walk with and i will tell you who you are
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

My project studies the social and economic adaptation of the Egyptian priesthood in the Greco-Roman period (ca. 4th c. BCE to 3rd c. CE) by exploring the possibilities of micro-history and social network-theory applied to ancient historical records, notably Greek and Demotic p...

Ritual castration in antiquity
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Rituell kastrering under antiken Projektet syftar till att undersöka den form av kastrering som hade en religiös bakgrund, dvs. som var självvald och ägde rum i vuxen ålder, s.k. rituell kastrering, till skillnad från tvångskastrering som utf...

Humans and seals in the Baltic Sea: interactions in a changing environment
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

The Baltic Sea region underwent dramatic geological and climatic changes during the middle and late Holocene, especially between 8000-3000 years BP, which are assumed to have affected both seal and human populations. Exploitation of aquatic resources was of great significance ...

Changing group identities in multicultural pre- and postcolonial central Italy: landscape, people and materiality from c. 800 to 100 BC
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

The ‘Changing group identities in multicultural pre- and postcolonial central Italy project’ will analyse the nature of the early Roman expansion and dominance over other Italic peoples between 800 and 100 BC. In order to evaluate the cultural closeness and distance of differe...

The Big Five Non-destructive archaeological geophysical surveys of five Ölandic ringforts
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
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På Öland finns idag femton förhistoriska borgar. De är av skiftande storlek och har, till största delen, använts av människorna som bodde på Öland under de tidsperioder som kallas folkvandringstid (400-...

Demographic history and population structure of northern Scandinavia
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
En av Europas få urbefolkningar finns i norra Skandinavien, och vi vet väldigt lite om dess historia. Samerna har förlitat sig på en muntlig tradition i sin historiebeskrivning, och de har inte beskrivits av andra folk förrän mycket sent i sin hist...

Integrating ancient and modern genomes to study human population history and sex-biased admixture
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
Vi är just nu på väg in i en spännande ny era där gränslandet mellan genforskning och arkeologi håller på att revolutionera vår förståelse av människans historia. En av de främsta lärdomarna i detta nya fo...


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