On the morphology of the domesticated dog in medieval Norway.
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There is a large amount of bones at the Osteological collection in the Natural History Museum in Bergen, from Norwegian urban settlements from the middle ages. A large amount of bones from excavations all over Norway have yet to be studied. 778 bones from 31 different excavations have been used in morphometric analysis in this study In order to understand what the medieval dog looked like in Norway. An old method for gender determination has been used on dog skulls. And special worksheets have been created to record data from individual bones. Different types of skulls have been determined based on ratios and indices.