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Figure 1: Geological map over Öland with the location of the archaeological sites analysed, as well as Swedish provinces and sites mentioned in the text.

Figure 2: Observed δ34S values plotted against δ13C and δ15N, respectively, for all faunal samples.

Figure 3: Observed δ13C, δ15N and δ34S values for all human samples subjected to δ34S analysis.

Figure 4: Observed δ34S, δ13C and δ15N values (mean ± 1 sd) for Resmo humans, grouped according to phase. Three megaliths on the Swedish mainland are also shown for comparison. Only radiocarbon dated individuals coinciding with Phase 1 in Resmo were included from the Rössberga passage grave, the Frälsegården passage grave and the Alvastra dolmen.

Figure 5: Estimated δ34S values of the terrestrial food components for human samples, plotted against calibrated radiocarbon age (centre value of 2σ calibrated range) during Phase 1, 2 and 3, respectively. The shaded area represents the predicted local terrestrial range. Numbers denote Resmo individuals, Roman numerals denote Torsborg individuals. Black circles around symbols mark adult bone samples, black squares around symbols mark subadult bone samples, the remaining symbols are dentine samples.

Figure 6: Estimated terrestrial δ34S values for Resmo and Torsborg for each chronological phase. Crosses include all dentine and subadult bone values, while circles include only adult bone values.


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