Sigurd Grieg

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Sigurd Grieg
Portrait of Sigurd Grieg
Born (1894-08-22)22 August 1894
Fana, Norway
Died 3 November 1973(1973-11-03) (aged 79)
Lillehammer, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Museologist and archeologist
Parent(s) John Grieg and Marie Justine Agnethe Jebsen

Sigurd Jebsen Grieg (22 August 1894 – 3 November 1973) was a Norwegian museologist and archeologist. He is most associated with the excavation of Raknehaugen, a prehistoric burial barrow located at Ullensaker in Akershus, Norway. [1][2]

He was born in the borough of Fana in the city of Bergen, Norway. He was the son of Bergen based book publisher, John Grieg (1856–1905). [3]

He earned his Master's Degree (1923) and PhD (1926) from the University of Oslo. He was manager of the Sandvig Collections at Maihaugen in Lillehammer from 1946 to 1964. His later research centered principally on the culture of the Middle Ages.[4] [5]

Publications[edit]

  • Grieg, Sigurd (1924). "Norske hjelmer fra folkevandringstiden". Bergens Museums årbok 1922–1923: Historisk-antikvarisk rekke (3): 3–12.  open access publication – free to read
  • Grieg, Sigurd (1947). Gjermundbufunnet: En høvdingegrav fra 900-arene fra Ringerike. Norske Oldfunn. VIII. Oslo: Bergen. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Sigurd Jebsen Grieg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Frans-Arne Stylegar. "Raknehaugen". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ Egil Tveterås. "John Grieg". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ Anne-Sofie Hjemdahl. "Maihaugen". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  5. ^ Solberg, Bergljot. "Sigurd Grieg". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 

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