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 – 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 – Justyna Orłowska

Click here to download a copy of Methods of drilling holes in prehistoric artefacts made of antler by Orlowska

Poster presentation: Methods of drilling holes in prehistoric artefacts made of antler  – an experimental and use-wear study. Justyna Orłowska Institute of Archaeology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń (Poland) A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. The occurrence of antler artefacts on prehistoric European archaeological sites is one of the … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Barbieri and Cavazzuti

Click here to download a copy of Stone Moulds from Terramare (Northern Italy), analytical approach and experimental reproduction by Monia Barbieri and Claudio Cavazzuti.

Poster presentation: Stone moulds from Terramare (Northern Italy): analytical approach and experimental reproduction Barbieri M., Cavazzuti C. Parco Archeologico Terramara di Montale A PDF copy of this poster, copyright of the authors, can be downloaded here. A large number of stone moulds has been found in Terramare sites since 19th century. They were made to … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Antonio Morgado et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Experimentation on the lithic technology of ophites rocks. The manufacture of axes heads in the South of the Iberian Peninsula Antonio Morgado(1), Francsico Martínez-Sevilla(1), José Antonio Lozano(2) 1) Dpto. Prehistoria y Arqueología, Universidad de Granada, Spain and 2) Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, CSIC-Universidad de … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Rebecca Dean

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Women and weapons in ancient Egypt: the functionality of weaponry associated with women in the Dynastic Period A PDF of this poster (copyright of the author) is available here Rebecca Dean Department of Archaeology, University of York, UK This paper examines experimental archaeology carried out as part … Continue reading