9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Fregni

Inverse segregation: It’s not just for artists any more E. Giovanna Fregni University of Sheffield Surface analysis of ancient bronze objects has always been problematic. Techniques such as portable XRFs are ideal for non-destructive analysis of metal objects, but they have acknowledged limitations. Readings frequently display elevated levels of tin and lead in Late Bronze … 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

1st Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Bastian Asmus

From the 1st Experimental Archaeology Conference, UCL, London, 2006. Design and Use of Natural Draft Furnaces for Bronze Casting Bastian ASMUS UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY This paper is concerned with the design and use of bronze casting natural draft furnaces. It demonstrates the possibility to use such a furnace … Continue reading