Tag: Medieval Norway

Yolande de Dreux, Queen of Scotland. Sceau de Yolande d'Ecosse - Duchesse de Bretagne (Wikipedia)
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Yolande de Dreux, Queen of Scots

Susan Abernethy brings us back to medieval Scotland once again to look at another Scottish Queen, Yolande de Dreux.

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Food and technology – Cooking utensils and food processing in medieval Norway

By comparing archaeological evidence of cooking utensils from urban and rural contexts in Norway ca. 1,000–1,500 AD – in this case new technologies represented by imported ceramic vessels versus domestic steatite vessels and new types of stone griddles – my aim is to examine how new ways of preparing food were transmitted, either incorporated into routinised practises, ignored or transformed.