7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Christensen and Ryhl-Svendsen

Poster presentation: Living conditions and indoor air quality in a reconstructed Viking house Jannie Marie Christensen1 and Morten Ryhl-Svendsen2 1Section for Medieval and Renascence Archaeology, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University 2Department of Conservation, National Museum of Denmark A PDF of this poster, copyright of the authors, is available to download. How harmful to … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Christophe Snoeck

A Burning Question: Structural and Isotopic Studies of Cremated Bone in Archaeological Contexts Christophe Snoeck Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford Of the various burial practices used by humans, cremation is one of the most common; both nowadays and historically. Since 2001, cremated bone fragments are radiocarbon dated and … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Mary Ellen Crothers

How warm was an Anglo-Saxon house? Testing reconstructed buildings and unravelling myths of Dark-Age discomfort: A case study at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Mary Ellen Crothers West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. It has long been assumed that Anglo-Saxon Sunken Featured Buildings had pits underneath the floors of their living spaces to maintain heat within the house … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Mike Charles et al

Some like it hot: the effects of charring on crop remains Mike Charles, Glynis Jones, Emily Forster, Michael Wallace, Nick Fieller and Eleanor Stillman The preservation of plant remains by charring is one of the major sources of information regarding the economy and environment of the past.  However, despite the importance of charring to archaeobotanical … Continue reading