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Archaeologists often employ techniques from scientific fields to better analyze historical and prehistorical sites. Here we explore how developments in scientific analysis have changed and improved our understanding of past societies. With a specific focus on the study of Scandinavian burials, we review the history of Scandinavian archaeology and how the field is constantly changing as a result of new and more nuanced analysis. From the Bronze Age to the Viking Age, we analyze how new information challenges previous assumptions about Scandinavian societies.
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Benstead, Claire F., "The Dead Actually Tell Many Tales: How Archaeologists Have Used Scientific Analysis to Study Scandinavian Burials" (2020). Student Publications. 838.