3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Review

Paardekooper, R., 2009. Experimental Archaeology, Edinburgh, Scotland 15-16 November 2008. EuroREA, 6, p.61. A review of the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, by Roeland Paardekooper can be found in the 2009 edition of the Exarc Journal, the leading journal for those involved in experimental archaeology or archaeological open-air museum. A pdf of the conference review … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Harry Lerner

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, 2008. Digital Imaging and GIS Analysis of Experimental and Archaeological Use-Wear Accrual Patterns: A New Integrated Methodology. Dr. Harry J. Lerner Experimentation in archaeology should involve the experimental testing of not only new hypotheses but new methodologies as well.  This is especially true in the field of use-wear … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Clara Masriera Esquerra et al

Reinterpreting roofs in the Iberian Citadel of Calafell Clara Masriera Esquerra, Jordi Morer de Llorens and J. Santacana Mestre Project website Mediterranean Iron Age architecture differs from northern European. The most important materials used in the Mediterranean are rock, clay and straw, because those are easily found nearby while the northern European Iron Age architecture … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Lotte Eigeland

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, 2008. Flint use in flint scarce regions – Experiments with low quality flint Lotte Eigeland One problem for flint-scarce regions is evaluating how the scarcity influences strategies of stone tool production. In this paper I discuss the Norwegian condition, in which no indigenous flint can be found. Flint … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Farina Sternke

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, 2008. Apprenticeship in Palaeolithic Societies – Preliminary Results of Recent Experimental Flintknapping and its Implications for Archaeological Interpretation Farina Sternke Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Archaeology,  University of Glasgow Recent studies involving skill and its transmission have provided information on the nature and length of apprenticeship and the … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Heather Hopkins

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, 15th to 16th November 2008, Edinburgh University. Experience versus Experiment: differing disciplines’ definitions leading to the answering of ‘unanswerable’ questions, a case-study using Roman dyeing Heather Hopkins Bradford University The scale of manufacture in Roman Pompeii has been subject to fierce debate. Moeller (1976) concluded that the dyeing industry … Continue reading