8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Wrona

The carburization of iron objects in a pottery kiln Adrian Wrona The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, ul. Żeromskiego 5, 25-369 Kielce, Poland Case-hardening was probably the most common way of iron carburization in ancient and medieval times. The procedure however is highly time and fuel-consuming, as attested by descriptions from Theophilus Presbyter or Giambattista … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Heather Hopkins et al

The influence of the dyers’ craft on experimental context: investigating the affect of metals in the dyeing industry of Pompeii Heather Hopkins, Katrin Kania, Sabine Ringenberg The manufacturing apparatus of Pompeii survived the volcanic eruption in AD79 in situ, allowing a reconstruction of workshops and industries. This, in turn, allows an understanding of Pompeii’s scale … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Adrian Wrona

The production of high carbon steel directly in bloomery process. Theoretical bases and metallographic analyses of the experiment results Adrian Wrona The Department of History, The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland The problem of steel making in antiquity has been intriguing the researchers who specialize in the ancient metallurgy for decades. In the course … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – José Miguel Gallego Cañamero

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Iberian Weaponary José Miguel Gallego Cañamero ARTIFEX, conservació i recreació del patrimoni arqueològic ARTIFEX, conservation and recreation of the archaeological heritage A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. For a long time in Spanish archaeology there has been little experimnetation on … Continue reading