8th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster abstract – Morero et al.

Reconstruction of the carving and polishing techniques of Fatimid rock crystal ewers (10-12th cent. AD.) E. Morero, J. Johns, H. Procopiou, R. Vargiolu & H. Zahouani Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 2LG, UK The art of Fatimid Egypt in the 10th–12th centuries … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Blakely and Blakely

Demonstration of a Full Scale Egyptian Pulley Stephen Blakely & Gregory Blakely O’Fallon, MO 63366, United States Egyptologists believe the Old Kingdom Egyptians, builders of the Great Pyramid, understood the pulley but could not fabricate a robust one because they, being in the Early Bronze Age, lacked the requisite metal for a high strength pulley … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Morero et al.

Stone vase manufacture in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age: an experimental approach E. Morero, H. Procopiou, R. Vargiolu & H. Zahouani Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 2LG, UK The second millennium is characterised in the eastern Mediterranean (Aegean, Egypt, Levant) … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Esme Hammerle

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. A matter of microns: reverse engineering of Egyptian Faience manufacture Esme A. Hammerle School of Archaeology, Classics, and Egyptology, University of Liverpool, UK Faience is considered to be the first ‘high-tech’ non-clay ceramic and has been produced for over 5,000 years. However, a ‘true’ replica of this … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Rebecca Dean

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Women and weapons in ancient Egypt: the functionality of weaponry associated with women in the Dynastic Period A PDF of this poster (copyright of the author) is available here Rebecca Dean Department of Archaeology, University of York, UK This paper examines experimental archaeology carried out as part … Continue reading

2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Paul Nicholson and Caroline Jackson

From the 2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Exeter, 2007. Experimental Glassmaking in Egypt Dr. Paul T. Nicholson & Dr. Caroline M. Jackson, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales This paper summarises an attempt to determine whether a reconstruction of a large furnace discovered at Tell el-Amarna in 1993-4 could reach temperatures sufficient to produce glass from local … Continue reading