9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Fitch

Half Baked: can the experimental process help us towards a reconstruction of medieval bread? Richard Fitch Hampton Court Palace For over 20 years now Historic Royal Palaces have been at the forefront of historic food reconstruction with their historic cookery events at Hampton Court Palace. As with many similar projects and re-enactments across the country, … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – D’Oronzo

Experimental replicas of cooking platforms: hypotheses on making procedures and use C. D’Oronzo Università del Salento Several hearths structures – better defined as cooking platforms – were found during the archaeological investigations of Central and Southern Italian sites pertaining to the Bronze Age settlements; they were identified especially in the multi-activities open spaces and inside … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Bartholomew

Bronze Age Alcohol Distillation  John Bartholomew Independent Researcher Experimental copies of two artefacts from the Bronze Age have been shown to work as alcohol stills. Both can produce a spirit of around 35% proof from a 12% alcohol fermentation. My aim is to promote the re-examination and possible reinterpretation of objects in existing collections. The … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Flynn

Fulachtaí fia and beer brewing  Gerard Flynn Independent Researcher This presentation will summarise my experimental work and results on beer making in a fulacht fia undertaken as part of my honours thesis in Applied Archaeology at the Institute of Technology (IT) Sligo in 2008. The starting point for my thesis was experimental work undertaken Billy … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Indelicato et al

Pitch and wine in the ancient world: from Bruttium to Etna Mario Indelicato (University of Catania ), Daniele Malfitana (Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage of National Research Council ), Giuseppe Cacciaguerra (Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage of National Research Council) The project we intend to present is a spin-off of the project ‘Archaeology … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Barbaro et al

Firing the earth: experimental reconstruction of an ancient Neolithic underground oven Cecilia Conati Barbaro, Vanessa Forte & Alberto Rossi Sapienza Università di Roma & Università di Macerata This work presents the experimental reconstruction of an ancient Neolithic underground oven. We performed this experiment in order to understand the timing, methods, tools and difficulties in the … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Altoft et al

Integrating experimental archaeology in organic residue analysis of pottery David T. Altoft, Yastami Nishida, Karine Taché & Oliver E. Craig Department of Archaeology, University of York, The King’s Manor, York, YO1 7EP, UK This paper presents results from extensive organic residue analysis of replica Incipient Jōmon pottery that has informed recently published research (Craig et … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Dineley and Dineley

Where were the Viking brew houses by Dineley and Dineley

Poster presentation: Where were the Viking Brew Houses? Graham Dineley (1) and Merryn Dineley 1. Craft brewer 2. Independent researcher A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. There is no doubt that the Vikings drank Ale – it is written about extensively in the Sagas. Nor is there any … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Josefa Rey Castiñeira et al

Click here to download a copy of Cooking Pots of Cooking with Pots by Tiera Brion at al

Poster presentation: Cooking pots or cooking with pots? Experiments with Iron Age portable baking chambers of NW Iberia Josefa Rey Castiñeira, Andrés Teira-Brión, Nuria Calo Ramos, Estevo Amado Rodríguez Study Group for the Prehistory of NW Iberia – University of Santiago de Compostela (GEPN-USC). 15782 Santiago de Compostela (Spain). A PDF of this poster, copyright … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Matt Austin

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Poster presentation: From Mead to Snakebite: An ethnographic study of modern British University sports team drinking culture and its parallels with Viking drinking rituals and consumption Matt Austin Cardiff University A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. In this paper modern British University sports team drinking culture is used … Continue reading