Date of Award

Fall 1-3-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Thomas McGovern

Second Advisor

George Hambrecht

Academic Program Adviser

Leo Coleman


In this thesis, I examine the fish remain patterns at Hrísheimar, which have provided archaeologists with further evidence that inland sites such as those in the Mývatnssveit Region utilized both local freshwater and marine fish from the coastal regions as a part of their subsistence pattern.



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