7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Katrin Kania

Researching the Basics. Craftspersons as a “research tool”  in an archaeological spinning experiment Katrin Kania Independent researcher Questions in experimental archaeology are often connected to specific crafts processes – which is a serious problem in regard to both objectivity and repeatability of an experiment. Different skill levels, talents, and changing fitness levels may influence the … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Hurcombe and van de Noort

Riding the waves:  learning to build a Bronze Age boat Linda Hurcombe and Robert van de Noort Exeter University A team composed of academics, museum curators, volunteers and a professional shipwright have been building a boat modelled on the stitched plank bronze age craft from Ferriby.  The work has taken place in full view of … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Luc Doyon

Contribution of tool curation in the morphometric variability of Aurignacian projectile points made of antler Luc Doyon Département d’Anthropologie, Université de Montréal In the last two decades, the study of prehistoric technologies has relied on the concept of the “chaîne opératoire”(production sequence) developed by the anthropologist Pierre Lemonnier (1976). The use of this concept has … Continue reading

1st Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Susanna Harris

From the 1st Experimental Archaeology Conference, UCL London, 2006. Experimenting as a means to understand cloth types from the Alpine area of Europe from the Neolithic to Bronze Age Susanna HARRIS PhD candidate,UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY For my PhD I am researching the social context of cloth in the … Continue reading