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 – Herriett

When the dance ceases & the fire is put out. (Catlin, 1844). Smoking the Shield – Is There An Alternative to Leather Sally Herriett University of Bristol There are numerous processing methods, which when applied to green skin result in the production of a viable material. The variety of materials and thus the products created … 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

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – McGoran

Casting into Open One Piece Moulds: Problems and Possible Solutions Padraig McGoran Umha Aois Umha Aois has been running for twenty years, and amid a myriad of other casting experiments, we have poured into open moulds on numerous Symposia. At Umha Aois 2011, Killarney, County Kerry, we dedicated the Symposium to smelting copper ore, and … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Bonnet

Iron Age Technology at Ban Don Ta Phet: The manufacture and use of a protohistoric tool Katie Bonnet University of Exeter This project examines iron implements, labelled as billhooks, found in the protohistoric burial site of Ban Don Ta Phet located in Central Thailand. The site dates from early 4th century B.C.E or early 3rd … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Gandon et al.

A Cautionary tale: experimental evidence for ceramic shape uniformity through culturally distinct motor traditions Enora Gandon, Reinoud J. Bootsma, John Endler & Leore Grosman Computerized Archaeology Laboratory, Institute of Archaeology, Mt. Scopus, 91905, Jerusalem, Israel The shape uniformity in ceramic assemblages is classically interpreted as a sign of cultural uniformity e.g. the same production site. … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Francisco Martínez-Sevilla

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. The Neolithic stone bracelets in the south of the Iberian Peninsula: experimentation on their manufacturing technology Francisco Martínez-Sevilla Dpto. Prehistoria y Arqueología. Universidad de Granada, Spain Póster A PDF of the poster, copyright of the author, is available to downlowad. Among the wide variety of elements of … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Geoff M Smith

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. The efficiency of wooden projectiles: experimental observations and archaeological implications Geoff M. Smith (website) Post-Doc Researcher at RGZM: Palaeolithic Dept The recovery of wooden implements from sites such as Clacton and Schöningen have increased interest into how these implements were created and how effective they were. This … Continue reading

1st Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Susanna Harris

From the 1st Experimental Archaeology Conference, UCL London, 2006. Experimenting as a means to understand cloth types from the Alpine area of Europe from the Neolithic to Bronze Age Susanna HARRIS PhD candidate,UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY For my PhD I am researching the social context of cloth in the … Continue reading