6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Rowena Banerjea et al

Identifying formation processes in the archaeological record using experimental geoarchaeology Rowena Y Banerjea(1), Wendy Matthews(2), Alex Brown(2), Michael Fulford(2) & Amanda Clarke(2) 1 Centre for Sustainable Heritage, University College London, UK 2Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, UK This paper was developed and published in Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Both experimental archaeology and geoarchaeology have … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Workshop Abstract – Inés López López-Dóriga

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading,2011. Plant-related experiments Inés López López-Dóriga Universidad de Cantabria This session is specially focused on the presentation and discussion of specific methodologies to investigate the exploitation of vegetable resources by past societies, both through the direct study of botanical remains and indirectly from other kind of materials from archaeological … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Workshop Abstract – Rowena Banerjea

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Micromorphology and Experimental Archaeology (Researching Archaeological Formation and Post-depositional Processes using Micromorphology at Experimental Sites) Rowena Banerjea Department of Archaeology, University of Reading A key advantage of experimental sites for the micromorphologist is to use these sites to understand further the depositional and post-depositional processes that take … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Harry Lerner

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Raw material inter- and intra-type variability as a factor in use-wear formation: an experimental example from the Northwestern New Mexico. Dr Harry J Lerner Department of Anthropology, Brandon University, Canada. Quantitative approaches to archaeological use-wear analysis have been around for almost fifty years.  During this time at … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Ferran Antolin

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Inferring taphonomical history of grain assemblages: an experimental approach Ferran Antolín Laboratori d’Arqueobotanica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Grain assemblages are relatively common in archaeological sites. They are reported to have a good potential of information on agricultural and gathering practices. Nevertheless, limitations on our knowledge of their … Continue reading