Photos

All photos are taken by Marte Spangen unless otherwise stated. They are not to be used without the permission of the photographer.

Circular stone structure in Tolga, Hedmark, Norway, 2011

 

 

Circular offering site in Lakselv, Porsanger, Finnmark, North Norway

Circular offering site in Lakselv, Porsanger, Finnmark, North Norway

 

 

This has previously been reported as a falcon catcher facility, but seems to be a circular offering sites with two cache structures in the background. Komagdalen.

This has previously been reported as a falcon catcher facility, but seems to be a circular offering sites with two cache structures in the background. Komagdalen.

 

 

The circular offering site by Láhpojohka has a high wall and is apparently not meant to be entered. It is situated by a crossing point for the reindeer on the river to the south of the structure, and Anders Vars has registered a hunting system of 18 pit falls on a hill to the north.

The circular offering site by Láhpojohka has a high wall and is apparently not meant to be entered. It is situated by a crossing point for the reindeer on the river to the south of the structure, and Anders Vars has registered a hunting system of 18 pit falls on a hill to the north.

 

 

The circular offering site in Løkvik, Berlevåg. In the background Jan Ingolf shows Bo Lilledahl Andersen and Berit Heggholmen from NRK some lithic raw material on this Early Stone Age site.

The circular offering site in Løkvik, Berlevåg. In the background Jan Ingolf shows Bo Lilledahl Andersen and Berit Heggholmen from NRK some lithic raw material on this Early Stone Age site.

 

 

The structure by Gálggojávri, Storfjord, Troms

The structure by Gálggojávri, Storfjord, Troms

 

 

This structure by the Nedre Molvikvatnet, Porsanger, Finnmark, was suggested to be a possible circular offering site, but I believe it is a shooting blind, aiming at the crosing in the background

This structure by the Nedre Molvikvatnet, Porsanger, Finnmark, was suggested to be a possible circular offering site, but I believe it is a shooting blind, aiming at the crosing in the background

 

 

Offering site with stone circle around a mound in Karasjok, Finnmark

Offering site with stone circle around a mound in Karasjok, Finnmark

Circular offeirng site,  Kvalsund, Finnmark

Circular offeirng site, Kvalsund, Finnmark

 

Circular offeirng site, Lakselv, Porsanger, Finnmark

Circular offeirng site, Lakselv, Porsanger, Finnmark

 

Remains of wood under fallen-down stones from the wall in the structure by Geaimmejávri, Karasjok, Finnmark

Remains of wood under fallen-down stones from the wall in the structure by Geaimmejávri, Karasjok, Finnmark

 

Looking at interesting osteological material, i.e. bone finds, from circular offering sites at Tromsø Museum

Looking at interesting osteological material, i.e. bone finds, from circular offering sites at Tromsø Museum

 

Going through the fieldnotes from Vorren´s private archive at Tromsø Museum

Going through the fieldnotes from Vorren´s private archive at Tromsø Museum

 

Interesting structure at Åse, Andøya, Nordland, very similar to the ones in Kramvik/Grunnesbukt, Vardø, Finnmark

Interesting structure at Åse, Andøya, Nordland, very similar to the ones in Kramvik/Grunnesbukt, Vardø, Finnmark. With Sámi parliament archaeologist Arne Håkon Thomassen

 

The structure by Geaimmejávri, Karasjok, Finnmark

The structure by Geaimmejávri, Karasjok, Finnmark

 

Mysterious large circular structure on the island Tarva, Bjugn, Sør-Trøndelag

Mysterious large circular structure on the island Tarva, Bjugn, Sør-Trøndelag

 

The stone circle-free, despite records to the contrary, area south of Nordre Bjellåvatn, Saltdal, Nordland

The stone circle-free, despite records to the contrary, area south of Nordre Bjellåvatn, Saltdal, Nordland

 

Ready to go up river Karasjohka to see another interesting stone circle

Ready to go up river Karasjohka to see another interesting stone circle

 

The Beajalgŋai circular offering site, Karasjok, Finnmark

The Beajalgŋai circular offering site, Karasjok, Finnmark

 

The crew well into the dig in the area previously investigated by Vorren. From left: Siiri Tolonen, Anni-Helena Routsala, and Synnøve Thingnæs

The crew well into the dig in the area previously investigated by Vorren. From left: Siiri Tolonen, Anni-Helena Routsala, and Synnøve Thingnæs

 

Synnøve and Siiri carefully retrieves a mass of humus soil and bones

Synnøve and Siiri carefully retrieves a mass of humus soil and bones

 

Happy diggers in front of the accommodation and transportation provided by the very helpful hosts at the Ravnastua mountain cabin. Photographer: O. Eriksen

Happy diggers in front of the accommodation and transportation provided by the very helpful hosts at the Ravnastua mountain cabin. Photographer: O. Eriksen

 

Deep concentration in the trench by Gálggojávri. From left: Camilla Olofsson, Anna-Kaisa Salmi, and Anni-Helena Routsala. Photo: Ingvild Larsen

Deep concentration in the trench by Gálggojávri. From left: Camilla Olofsson, Anna-Kaisa Salmi, and Anni-Helena Routsala. Photo: Ingvild Larsen

 

Photopole shoot of the amazing crew, from left Anni-Helena Routsala, Ingvild Larsen, Camilla Olofsson, Marte Spangen, and Anna-Kaisa Salmi

Photopole shoot of the amazing crew, from left Anni-Helena Routsala, Ingvild Larsen, Camilla Olofsson, Marte Spangen, and Anna-Kaisa Salmi

 

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