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Pigs in the Faroe Islands : an ancient facet of the islands’ paleoeconomy.

Arge, S. V. and Church, M. J. and Brewington, S. (2009) 'Pigs in the Faroe Islands : an ancient facet of the islands’ paleoeconomy.', Journal of the North Atlantic., 2 . pp. 19-32.

Abstract

This paper discusses the evidence for pig husbandry in the Faroes during the Norse and early Medieval periods. The evidence from zooarchaeology, biomolecular archaeology and place-name evidence is reviewed, proposing that the keeping of pigs was an important part of the early paleoeconomy of the islands.

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Status:Peer-reviewed
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Record Created:22 May 2009 13:05
Last Modified:10 Oct 2014 10:57

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