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Soapstone in the North. Quarries, Products and People 7000 BC - AD 1700
(University of Bergen, 2017)
This book addresses soapstone use in Norway and the North Atlantic region, including Greenland. Although the majority of the papers deal with the Iron Age and Middle Ages, the book spans the Mesolithic to the early modern ...
From Soapstone Quarries to Churches: Control, Ownership and Transport Along the Helgeland Coast in North Norway
(University of Bergen, 2017-08)
Several soapstone quarries are found along the coast of Helgeland in north Norway, including some on islands in the mouth of Vefsnfjorden, where there are significant ancient workings. Several medieval stone churches in ...