8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Wrona

The carburization of iron objects in a pottery kiln Adrian Wrona The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, ul. Żeromskiego 5, 25-369 Kielce, Poland Case-hardening was probably the most common way of iron carburization in ancient and medieval times. The procedure however is highly time and fuel-consuming, as attested by descriptions from Theophilus Presbyter or Giambattista … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Fregni

Getting hammered: An analysis of comparative wear on Late Bronze Age hammers and modern replicas Elpidia Giovanna Fregni University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4ET, UK In Archaeology by Experiment, (1973) John Coles outlined the ways in which experimental work is a valuable asset to the study of archaeology. It can be used to test hypotheses … Continue reading

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

Reproduction and Use of Sicilian Early Bronze Age Axes Claudia Speciale, Kati Caruso, Claudio Cavazzuti, Francesca Grillo, Luca Pellegrini & Federico Scacchetti ArchaeoGreen, PIazza Verdi 29, 90138, Palermo, Italy A PDF of this poster is available to download here. Main aim of this preliminary study is the analysis of the results recorded during the experimental … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – 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

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – José Miguel Gallego Cañamero

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Iberian Weaponary José Miguel Gallego Cañamero ARTIFEX, conservació i recreació del patrimoni arqueològic ARTIFEX, conservation and recreation of the archaeological heritage A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. For a long time in Spanish archaeology there has been little experimnetation on … Continue reading

1st Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Bastian Asmus

From the 1st Experimental Archaeology Conference, UCL, London, 2006. Design and Use of Natural Draft Furnaces for Bronze Casting Bastian ASMUS UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY This paper is concerned with the design and use of bronze casting natural draft furnaces. It demonstrates the possibility to use such a furnace … Continue reading