7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Heather Hopkins et al

The influence of the dyers’ craft on experimental context: investigating the affect of metals in the dyeing industry of Pompeii Heather Hopkins, Katrin Kania, Sabine Ringenberg The manufacturing apparatus of Pompeii survived the volcanic eruption in AD79 in situ, allowing a reconstruction of workshops and industries. This, in turn, allows an understanding of Pompeii’s scale … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Steffan Klemenic

Poster presentation: An Experimental Investigation into the Clovis Snapped Blade Technology Steffan Klemenic University of Exeter A PDF copy of this poster is available to download This poster presents the results of an experiment which attempted to cast some light on the purpose of notches, and how breaks were initiated on snapped Clovis blades from … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Dineley and Dineley

Poster presentation: Where were the Viking Brew Houses? Graham Dineley (1) and Merryn Dineley 1. Craft brewer 2. Independent researcher A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. There is no doubt that the Vikings drank Ale – it is written about extensively in the Sagas. Nor is there any … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Katrin Kania

Researching the Basics. Craftspersons as a “research tool”  in an archaeological spinning experiment Katrin Kania Questions in experimental archaeology are often connected to specific crafts processes – which is a serious problem in regard to both objectivity and repeatability of an experiment. Different skill levels, talents, and changing fitness levels may influence the outcome of … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Josefa Rey Castiñeira et al

Poster presentation: Cooking pots or cooking with pots? Experiments with Iron Age portable baking chambers of NW Iberia Josefa Rey Castiñeira, Andrés Teira-Brión, Nuria Calo Ramos, Estevo Amado Rodríguez Study Group for the Prehistory of NW Iberia – University of Santiago de Compostela (GEPN-USC). 15782 Santiago de Compostela (Spain). A PDF of this poster, copyright … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Caruso and Speciale

Poster presentation: ‘Hut&Fire’: an ongoing experimental project in Sicily Kati Caruso and Claudia Speciale ArchaeoGreen A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. Aim of the project ‘Hut&Fire’ is the reconstruction of a Bronze Age hut, using techniques, methods and raw materials consistent with knowledges acquired by the excavation of … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Matt Austin

Poster presentation: From Mead to Snakebite: An ethnographic study of modern British University sports team drinking culture and its parallels with Viking drinking rituals and consumption Matt Austin Cardiff University A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. In this paper modern British University sports team drinking culture is used … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Christensen and Ryhl-Svendsen

Poster presentation: Living conditions and indoor air quality in a reconstructed Viking house Jannie Marie Christensen1 and Morten Ryhl-Svendsen2 1Section for Medieval and Renascence Archaeology, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University 2Department of Conservation, National Museum of Denmark A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. How harmful to … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Justyna Orłowska

Poster presentation: Methods of drilling holes in prehistoric artefacts made of antler  – an experimental and use-wear study. Justyna Orłowska Institute of Archaeology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń (Poland) A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. The occurrence of antler artefacts on prehistoric European archaeological sites is one of the … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Estevo Amado Rodríguez

Poster presentation: Acorn bread in Iron Age of NW Iberia. From gathering to baking. Estevo Amado Rodríguez Study Group for the Prehistory of NW Iberia – University of Santiago de Compostela (GEPN-USC) A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download here. Strabo’s Geography is one of the main sources that archaeologists … Continue reading