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Rock artwork and Seascapes in Uppland provides a clean method of the distinct learn of a variety of over eighty rock artwork panels situated with regards to the current sea coast of Uppland, Sweden, which come with a few 2000 send depictions one of the different figurative paintings. utilizing GPS size mixed with exact learn of the terrain, topography and relative sea point info with the intention to current actual maps of the panels, the positioning and importance of the unique positioning of rock paintings photos in terms of their contemporaneous sea coast is verified and modelled. the results when it comes to chronology, typology, panorama, social perform and iconography are mentioned and new interpretations for the connection among Bronze Age rock artwork, shore displacement, cost and burial websites awarded. this can be the 1st quantity in a collaborative sequence of nearby and case reports (The Swedish Rock artwork examine sequence) with the Swedish Rock paintings learn Archive (SRARA), collage of Gothenburg

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250 BC, respectively. A shore displacement curve is constructed by the addition of seven sites from previous studies. The curve indicates an average regressive shore displacement rate in the area of c. 5–6 mm/year since c. 1000 BC” (Plikk 2010: 1). This is the first study to be based on the isolation of basins located in SW Uppland. However, the study focused primarily on lakes at rather low altitudes and to be able to cover the sequence in the EBA, earlier isolation results based on other lakes were also included: “In order to construct a shore displacement curve for the region, seven complementary sites at different altitudes were included based on different premises (fig 21, table 5).

2350–1700 BC). l. The lowest ship image could not have been made earlier than EBA period II. Another notable feature of this panel is all the footsoles, especially now that we know that in the BA the panel faced a seascape. Richard Bradley argues for a connection between footsoles and the aquatic sphere, suggesting that the footsoles manifest elements of transition from the “aquatic death realm” towards “the terrestrial life realm” (Bradley 2000, 2009). On the other hand, in this area there are considerably more figurative sites located on lower ground that lack footsoles but include ship depictions and other designs.

Figurative rock art occurs only on the eastern part of this sound together with cup mark sites (white dots), while sites on the western part seem to have been used only for cup marks. l. l. 30 seascapes in uppland islets. It is intriguing that figurative rock art occurs only on the eastern part of this sound together with cup mark sites, while sites on the western part seem to have been used only for cup marks (fig 13). This spatial trait may have had some social, ritual or territorial significance.

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