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 – Dennis and Freer

Viking platters and baking plates: experimental manufacture and use Ian Dennis and Clara Freer Cardiff University This paper discusses and expands, using experimental work, research by Dr. Alan Lane on Hebridean Viking/Norse ceramics, and in particular probable baking plates from the site of Bornais, South Uist, Western Isles. It has been demonstrated by Lane (2013) … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Krzyżanowska and Frankiewicz

Production of glass beads in open hearth based on findings from Ribe (early medieval) Marta Krzyżanowska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland) and Mateusz Frankiewicz (Experimental Archaeology Laboratory, Poland) There are several theories in archaeological literature of how the glass beads were made. In many publications and during archaeological festivals there are tendency to use clay furnaces … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Godino Teppati Losè

From Galena to Silver: a first attempt at experimental archaeology Y. Godino (University of Florence) and L. Teppati Losè (University of Siena) Archaeological research in the area of Piedmont resulted in the identification of 13 sites with characteristic features of metallurgic activity, which date between the 5th and 10th century A.D.: in 6 of them, … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Matt Austin

Click here to download a copy of From Mead to Snakebite by Matt Austin

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

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Christensen and Ryhl-Svendsen

Click here to download a copy of Living conditions and indoor air quality in a reconstructed Viking house by Jannie Marie Christensen and Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

Poster presentation: Living conditions and indoor air quality in a reconstructed Viking house Jannie Marie Christensen1 and Morten Ryhl-Svendsen2 1Section for Medieval and Renascence Archaeology, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University 2Department of Conservation, National Museum of Denmark A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. How harmful to … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – W vander Mark et al

Surgery in the year 1350 a.d. Reconstruction of medieval orthopaedic and dental treatment in Archeon, Alphen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands. W.vander Mark , F. Bloema , A. Cool , M.S. van Hasselt,  R. Knijpstra M. Keereweer textiles , E. Ijsveld, J.Rebergen, H.C. Fraza , J. Veldman Archeon/Alphen aan de Rijn/The Netherlands In the medieval … Continue reading