Saturday 4 May 2013

Nice first field day, checking out the stone age in Sipoo

in absoulutely wonderful spring weather :) below are some photos of sites I visited today. I left the stone age finds on the sites but marked the findspots on a map for future reference.
Of all the sites I visited today the Solbacka site seemed to hold most potential. The dwelling site would be perfect for trial excavations with amateurs and/or schoolchildren. I discussed this with the landowner who was very supportive so maybe... someday sometime...

Sandbacka 2 mesolithic stone age dwelling site south of Talma skicenter (no finds during inspection)

 Solbacka stone age dwelling site on an ancient seashore terrace 25 m asl. (Finds: quartz and flint flakes).

Mariendal 2 stone age dwelling site18-27 m asl (Finds: a few quartz flakes)

 Hindsby cultural landscape

 Solbacka stone age dwelling site (in the middle of the picture) seen from the north.

 Sipoo medieval church
Painting inside the church
 Surface finds from the field near the church

Spring in Sipoo

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