6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Eva Fairnell

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. The application of skinning experiments to the interpretation of bone assemblages A PDF copy of this poster, copyright of the author, is available. Eva Fairnell Department of Archaeology, University of York The pelts of fur-bearing animals have sartorial significance when used to create garments. The different colours and … Continue reading

6th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Imma Olich-Castanyer et al

From the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference, York, 2012. Experimentation about building and burning a haystack at the AREA of l’Esquerda (Roda de Ter, Catalonia) A PDF of this poster, copy right of the authors, is available here. Imma Ollich-Castanyer, Montserrat de Rocafiguera, Maria Ocaña Museu Arqueològic de l’Esquerda, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain Haystacks are organic … Continue reading

2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Robert Smith

From the 2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Exeter, 2007. “Up in smoke”: Re-discovering medieval gunpowder Robert Smith Leeds, England In the 1990s the author was involved in a series of experiments to investigate the power, range and effectiveness of early cannon. Although accurate modern replicas of the barrels were made, the actual propellant was modern black … Continue reading