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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 ...
Mesolithic Soapstone Line-sinkers in Western Norway: Chronology, Acquisition, Distribution, Function and Decoration
(University of Bergen, 2017-08)
Soapstone sinkers are commonly found at coastal Mesolithic sites in western Norway.The large majority of these sinkers weigh less than 10 g (small sinkers), and a few weigh between 150 and 200 g (large sinkers). They ...