fishing

The Construction of a Replica Section of the Middle Subneolithic Purkajasuo Lath Screen Fish Weir at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Finland

Peter Groom,
Evon Kirby and
James Findlay (UK)
In July 2018 the Mesolithic Resource Group attended the Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Pahkalantie, Finland. The visit provided us with the opportunity to practice experimental archaeology in a ‘Stone Age’ landscape at Kierikki. One project was the reconstruction of a section of the Neolithic wooden fish weir from the site of Purkajasuo, which is on display in the museum...

Ósvör Sjóminjasafn (IS)

Member of EXARC
No

Ósvör is the largest and the oldest fishing base in Ísafjardardjup. Here, just outside of Bolungarvík you will find a (re)construction of an old fishing outpost...

Ósvör is the largest and the oldest fishing base in Ísafjardardjup. Here, just outside of Bolungarvík you will find a (re)construction of an old fishing outpost, a double 19th century fishing base with a salt hut, fish drying area and drying hut.

Living Settlement (GL)

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No

The Living Settlement (Nunaqarfik Uumassusilik or Levende Boplads) is a living project where visitors can experience the daily life of the last phase Thule Culture. The Project has a large potential in keeping the cultural heritage and interpreting and counts as well as a tourist attraction for the town.

The Living Settlement (Nunaqarfik Uumassusilik or Levende Boplads) is a living project where visitors can experience the daily life of the last phase Thule Culture. The Project has a large potential in keeping the cultural heritage and interpreting and counts as well as a tourist attraction for the town.