9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Dennis and Freer

Viking platters and baking plates: experimental manufacture and use Ian Dennis and Clara Freer Cardiff University This paper discusses and expands, using experimental work, research by Dr. Alan Lane on Hebridean Viking/Norse ceramics, and in particular probable baking plates from the site of Bornais, South Uist, Western Isles. It has been demonstrated by Lane (2013) … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Matt Austin

Poster presentation: From Mead to Snakebite: An ethnographic study of modern British University sports team drinking culture and its parallels with Viking drinking rituals and consumption Matt Austin Cardiff University A PDF of this poster, copyright of the author, is available to download. In this paper modern British University sports team drinking culture is used … Continue reading

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

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Dawn Mooney et al

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Firewood in Viking age Iceland: an experimental approach Dawn Mooney (1), Nikola Trbojevic (2) & Aidan Bell (2) 1) University of Aberdeenand 2) University of Iceland This paper presents the results of one of the first archaeological experiments to be carried out in Iceland, which aims to … Continue reading