Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1)

The Materiality of the Horse in Iron Age and Historical Finland as observed in Zooarchaeological and Folk-Belief Material




Julkaisun tekijät: Bläuer Auli, Hukantaival Sonja, Kantanen Juha

Kustantaja: Trivent Publishing

Julkaisuvuosi: 2022

Journal: Cheiron: The International Journal of Equine and Equestrian History

Volyymi: 2

Julkaisunumero: 1

eISSN: 2786-3182

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22618/TP.Cheiron.20221.1.196005

Verkko-osoite: https://trivent-publishing.eu/img/cms/7-%20Auli%20Bl%C3%A4uer%20et%20al-_FOR%20SITE.pdf

Rinnakkaistallenteen osoite: https://research.utu.fi/converis/portal/detail/Publication/175793137


Tiivistelmä

In this article, we combine zooarchaeological, ethnological and folk-belief material to study the deposition of archaeological horse remains and the beliefs and symbolic or social attributes associated with horses. We collected zooarchaeological data from 58 Iron Age, medieval and post-medieval archaeological sites and studied abundance of horse remains, their anatomical distribution and their archaeological context. From the nineteenth to the early twentieth century, horses were considered apart from other farm animals and were thought to possess special abilities, such as sensing otherworldly activity. The understanding of the complex traditions, beliefs and practices affecting the material remains of horses is aided by the large dataset spanning a long period, careful consideration of find contexts, and the anatomical distribution and multisource approach.


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