7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Heather Hopkins et al

The influence of the dyers’ craft on experimental context: investigating the affect of metals in the dyeing industry of Pompeii Heather Hopkins, Katrin Kania, Sabine Ringenberg The manufacturing apparatus of Pompeii survived the volcanic eruption in AD79 in situ, allowing a reconstruction of workshops and industries. This, in turn, allows an understanding of Pompeii’s scale … Continue reading

2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Susanna Harris

From the 2nd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Exeter, 2007. Experiencing the materiality of prehistoric cloth types Dr Susanna Harris, University College, Archaeology Institute, London, England On the rare occasions when we encounter prehistoric cloth, the preserved remains are usually fragmentary and decayed, therefore no longer retaining their original qualities.   However, the materiality of cloth, including its … Continue reading