9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Fregni

Inverse segregation: It’s not just for artists any more E. Giovanna Fregni University of Sheffield Surface analysis of ancient bronze objects has always been problematic. Techniques such as portable XRFs are ideal for non-destructive analysis of metal objects, but they have acknowledged limitations. Readings frequently display elevated levels of tin and lead in Late Bronze … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – McGoran

Casting into Open One Piece Moulds: Problems and Possible Solutions Padraig McGoran Umha Aois Umha Aois has been running for twenty years, and amid a myriad of other casting experiments, we have poured into open moulds on numerous Symposia. At Umha Aois 2011, Killarney, County Kerry, we dedicated the Symposium to smelting copper ore, and … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Timberlake and Milton

Click here to download copies of An Experimental Archaeological Approach to Understanding Early Bronze Age Mining, Smelting and Metalworking by Timberlake and Milton

Poster presentation: An Experimental Archaeological Approach to Understanding Early Bronze Age Mining, Smelting and Metalworking Simon Timberlake (1) and Fergus Milton (2) 1. Cambridge Archaeological Unit 2. Butser Ancient Farm PDF copies of the posters (in four parts) can be downloaded here: An Experimental Archaeological Approach to Understanding Early Bronze Age Mining, Smelting and Metalworking … Continue reading

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 – Lackinger and Comendador

Click here to download a copy of From Wax to Metal; an experimental approach to the chaine operatoire of the bronze disk from Urdineira by Aaron Lackinger and Beatriz Comendador Rey

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 – Maria Lowe Fri

Click here to download a copy of To use or not to use a Minoan Chisel? Ancient technology in a new light, by 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 Poster Abstract – Barbieri and Cavazzuti

Click here to download a copy of Stone Moulds from Terramare (Northern Italy), analytical approach and experimental reproduction by Monia Barbieri and Claudio Cavazzuti.

Poster presentation: Stone moulds from Terramare (Northern Italy): analytical approach and experimental reproduction Barbieri M., Cavazzuti C. Parco Archeologico Terramara di Montale A PDF copy of this poster, copyright of the authors, can be downloaded here. A large number of stone moulds has been found in Terramare sites since 19th century. They were made to … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Pellegrini and Scacchetti

Click here to download a copy of Observations on Italian Bronze Age sword production: archaeological record and experimental archaeology, by Pellegrini and Scacchetti

Poster presentation: Observations on Italian bronze age swords production: archaeological record and experimental archaeology Pellegrini L., Scacchetti F. Parco Archeologico Terramara di Montale A PDF copy of this poster, copyright of the authors, can be downloaded here. In spite of the very large quantity of bronze age swords in Northern Italy, only few stone moulds … Continue reading