9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Wickenden

Making pots that fail: The thermal resistance of large crushed angular quartz tempered pottery, with reference to the early British south west Neolithic Angela Wickenden University of Exeter This paper presents an early, recently designated, regional Neolithic pottery fabric from southwest Britain, restricted to Devon and Cornwall. It represents the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. This fabric, which … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Vassanelli et al

The production of steatite ornaments during the pre-protohistoric period in Tuscany A Vassanelli, E Adami, C Petrinelli Pannocchia & N Visintin University of Pisa Data from the analysis of the artefacts found in many pre-protohistoric sites in Tuscany are used as the foundation for an experimental project aimed at improving our knowledge on techniques that … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Lotte Eigeland

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, 2008. Flint use in flint scarce regions – Experiments with low quality flint Lotte Eigeland One problem for flint-scarce regions is evaluating how the scarcity influences strategies of stone tool production. In this paper I discuss the Norwegian condition, in which no indigenous flint can be found. Flint … Continue reading