“What was a cooking-pit called in the Iron Age?"

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The article discusses the archaeological objects called 'cooking pits' which are a recurring find at excavations, today often found in large quantitates for example nearby assembly places. The hypothesis is that these 'cooking pits' were called 'arinn' in the Old Scandinavian languages.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRe-imagining Periphery: Archaeology and Text in Northern Europe from Iron Age to Viking and Early Medieval Periods
EditorsCharlotta Hillerdal, Ktistin Ilves
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxbow Books
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781789254501
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • archaeology
  • terminology
  • cooking pits


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