9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Gilhooly

A Study of Prehistoric Irish Shale and Porcellanite Axes/Adzes through Experimentation, Quantification and Comparative Analysis Bernard Gilhooly University College Dublin This paper will discuss the methodological approaches currently being applied to the analysis of particular lithologies of prehistoric Irish axes/adzes and the range of skill sets developed to accomplish this. As part of an ongoing … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Gilhooly and O’Neill

Working with Felsite: An Experimental Approach to Identify Stone Tool Working on the Shetland Islands Bernard Gilhooly & Brendan O’Neill University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland During the Shetland Islands’ Neolithic period, polished stone axes, adzes and knives were produced from dyke sourced felsite. In June 2013, a field survey team, headed by Professor … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster abstract – Orłowska and Osipowicz

Methods of using antler hammer adzes in Mesolithic Justyna Orłowska & Grzegorz Osipowicz Institute of Archaeology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Szosa Bydgoska 44/48, 87-100 Toruń, Poland A PDF of this poster is available to download here. The occurrence of antler artefacts on prehistoric European archaeological sites is one of the most interesting evidence of … Continue reading