6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Imma Olich-Castanyer et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Experimentation about building and burning a haystack at the AREA of l’Esquerda (Roda de Ter, Catalonia) A PDF of this poster, copy right of the authors, is available here. Imma Ollich-Castanyer, Montserrat de Rocafiguera, Maria Ocaña Museu Arqueològic de l’Esquerda, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain Haystacks are organic … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Pascal Flohr et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Reconstructing past water availability with plant stable isotope ratios: re-assessing a method by using experimental archaeology Pascal Flohr(1), Gundula Müldner(1) and Emma Jenkins(2) 1 Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, UK 2 School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, UK It has been argued that stable isotope ratios … Continue reading

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 – 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 – Pascal Flohr

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Stable isotope analyses of ancient cereal grains for environmental reconstruction: using experimental archaeology to improve existing methodology Pascal Flohr Department of Archaeology, University of Reading Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of ancient cereal grains is a promising new method to reconstruct the environment and ancient agricultural … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Rowena Banerjea et al

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Life-histories of buildings and site formation processes Rowena Banerjea(1), Alex Brown(1), Wendy Matthews(1) & Stephen Nortcliff(2) 1) Department of Archaeology, University of Reading and 2) Department of Geography & Environmental Science, University of Reading This poster considers the contribution of geoarchaeological analytical techniques towards understanding the activities … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Katherine Brown

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Chemical Analysis of a Reconstructed Hut Floor in the “Celtic” Village at St. Fagans, Wales Katherine Brown Department of Chemistry, University of Reading This investigation into the chemistry of a reconstructed Iron Age Round House floor (the Moel-y-Gaer Roundhouse, St. Fagans, Cardiff) in 2009/10 utilised a range … Continue reading