9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Clifton

It’s Getting Hot in Here: living conditions in a Neolithic building reconstruction Briony Storm Clifton The Ancient Technology Centre The reconstruction of a stake-walled Late Neolithic building by The Ancient Technology and Centre and English Heritage in 2013 provided a unique opportunity to investigate the properties of these types of buildings through practical methods. One … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Blakely and Blakely

Demonstration of a Full Scale Egyptian Pulley Stephen Blakely & Gregory Blakely O’Fallon, MO 63366, United States Egyptologists believe the Old Kingdom Egyptians, builders of the Great Pyramid, understood the pulley but could not fabricate a robust one because they, being in the Early Bronze Age, lacked the requisite metal for a high strength pulley … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Banerjea et al

Using experimental archaeology to identify roofed and un-roofed spaces in the archaeological record Rowena Y Banerjea , Martin Bell & Wendy Matthews Department of Archaeology, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science University of Reading, Whiteknights, RG6 6AB, UK A PDF of this poster is available to download. Experimental archaeology is a powerful strand of … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Steve Burrow

Barrows, roundhouses and medieval courts: archaeological reconstructions at St Fagans National History Museum Steve Burrow National Museums of Wales In August 2012 St Fagans began work on a £25.5 million redevelopment project. Groundworks have already begun and over the next five years we will be making major changes to the facilities and layout of the … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Pascal Flohr

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011 Building with mud: reconstruction of a WF16 PPNA building Pascal Flohr Department of Archaeology, University of Reading With: Catherine Douglas, Bill Finlayson, Mohammed Najjar, Nick Pankhurst, Ben Sharp & Dan Wheeler Recent excavations at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) site of WF16 (11,600–10,200 BP), in the south … Continue reading