7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Lackinger and Comendador

Poster presentation: From Wax to Metal: An experimental Approach to the Chaîne Opératoire of the Bronze Disk from Urdiñeira Aaron Lackinger and  Beatriz Comendador GEAAT, Universidade de Vigo A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. The so-called “Treasure of A Urdiñeira” (A Gudiña, SE of the province of Ourense, … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Sean Rice

Poster presentation: The Worked Bone from the Links of Noltland Sean Rice Cardiff University Containing a rich and diverse range of archaeological remains, the Links of Noltland, a 2.5 hectare site situated on the exposed north coast of the island of Westray, represents one of the most complete early prehistoric sites yet found in Orkney.  … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Colell and Vallès

Poster presentation: CEP: Centre of experimental archaeology in Estinclells (Verdu, Catalonia) Ramon Cardona Colell1 and Josep Pou Vallès2 1Centre d’Estudis Lacetans, 2University of Lleida A PDF of the poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. The goal of this proposal is to bolster a centre of experimental archaeology, an association dedicated to research … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Christophe Snoeck

A Burning Question: Structural and Isotopic Studies of Cremated Bone in Archaeological Contexts Christophe Snoeck Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford Of the various burial practices used by humans, cremation is one of the most common; both nowadays and historically. Since 2001, cremated bone fragments are radiocarbon dated and … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Don O’Meara

Getting to the bottom of it: experimental approaches to archaeobotany Don O’Meara Durham University Replicative experiments have played an important role in the archaeological understanding of fields such as artefact production and. building construction (and destruction). However, the role of experimentation in the field of archaeological examinations of diet has often limited itself to issues … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Adrian Wrona

The production of high carbon steel directly in bloomery process. Theoretical bases and metallographic analyses of the experiment results Adrian Wrona The Department of History, The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland The problem of steel making in antiquity has been intriguing the researchers who specialize in the ancient metallurgy for decades. In the course … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Mary Ellen Crothers

How warm was an Anglo-Saxon house? Testing reconstructed buildings and unravelling myths of Dark-Age discomfort: A case study at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Mary Ellen Crothers West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. It has long been assumed that Anglo-Saxon Sunken Featured Buildings had pits underneath the floors of their living spaces to maintain heat within the house … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Maria Lowe Fri

To use or not use a Minoan chisel? Ancient technology in a new light Maria Lowe Fri Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Section of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Stockholm University A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. This paper concerns the use and users of the Minoan … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Metin Eren

Were bifaces used as mobile cores by Clovis foragers in the North American Lower Great Lakes region?  An archaeological test of experimentally-derived quantitative predictions Eren Metin The notion that Paleoindians used bifaces as “mobile cores” is widespread in Late Pleistocene lithic research, although it can be difficult to test empirically.  Here, we use experimental replication … Continue reading