7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Colell and Vallès

Click here to download a copy of CEP: Centre of Experimental Archaeology in Estinclells, by Alonso Martinez et al 2012.

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 – Mike Charles et al

Some like it hot: the effects of charring on crop remains Mike Charles, Glynis Jones, Emily Forster, Michael Wallace, Nick Fieller and Eleanor Stillman The preservation of plant remains by charring is one of the major sources of information regarding the economy and environment of the past.  However, despite the importance of charring to archaeobotanical … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Imma Olich-Castanyer et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Experimentation about building and burning a haystack at the AREA of l’Esquerda (Roda de Ter, Catalonia) A PDF of this poster, copy right of the authors, is available here. Imma Ollich-Castanyer, Montserrat de Rocafiguera, Maria Ocaña Museu Arqueològic de l’Esquerda, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain Haystacks are organic … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Pascal Flohr et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Reconstructing past water availability with plant stable isotope ratios: re-assessing a method by using experimental archaeology Pascal Flohr(1), Gundula Müldner(1) and Emma Jenkins(2) 1 Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, UK 2 School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, UK It has been argued that stable isotope ratios … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Workshop Abstract – Inés López López-Dóriga

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading,2011. Plant-related experiments Inés López López-Dóriga Universidad de Cantabria This session is specially focused on the presentation and discussion of specific methodologies to investigate the exploitation of vegetable resources by past societies, both through the direct study of botanical remains and indirectly from other kind of materials from archaeological … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Workshop Abstract – Rowena Banerjea

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Micromorphology and Experimental Archaeology (Researching Archaeological Formation and Post-depositional Processes using Micromorphology at Experimental Sites) Rowena Banerjea Department of Archaeology, University of Reading A key advantage of experimental sites for the micromorphologist is to use these sites to understand further the depositional and post-depositional processes that take … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Ferran Antolin

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Inferring taphonomical history of grain assemblages: an experimental approach Ferran Antolín Laboratori d’Arqueobotanica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Grain assemblages are relatively common in archaeological sites. They are reported to have a good potential of information on agricultural and gathering practices. Nevertheless, limitations on our knowledge of their … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Pascal Flohr

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Stable isotope analyses of ancient cereal grains for environmental reconstruction: using experimental archaeology to improve existing methodology Pascal Flohr Department of Archaeology, University of Reading Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of ancient cereal grains is a promising new method to reconstruct the environment and ancient agricultural … Continue reading