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Summer course on Experimental Neolithic Pottery

Organised by: 
Julien Beck, Universite de Geneve (CH)
Event date: 
Monday, 15 August, 2016 to Saturday, 20 August, 2016
Kind of Event: 
for Professionals

Towards a new reconstruction of the Antikythera Mechanism

WRIGHT, M. T., "Towards a new reconstruction of the Antikythera Mechanism", Extraordinary machines and structures in Antquity, issue Economic archaeology. From structure to performance in European archaeology, Patras, Peri Technon, pp. 81-94, August 2001, 2003.

L’étude de la pourpre. Histoire d’une couleur, chimie et expérimentations

HAUBRICHS, R., and M.A. BORRELLO, "L’étude de la pourpre. Histoire d’une couleur, chimie et expérimentations", Conchiglie e Archeologia, contributi scientifici in occasione della mostra “Dentro la conchiglia”, Sezione archeologica, Trento, Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, pp. 133-160, 2004.

Purple dyeing with fresh Murex trunculus

BOESKEN-KANOLD, I., and R. HAUBRICHS, "Purple dyeing with fresh Murex trunculus", PURPURAE VESTES. II Symposium Internacional sobre textiles y Tintes del mediterraneo en el mundo antiguo, Valencia, pp. 253-255, 24.11.2005, 2008.

Interview: The Association of Historical Studies Koryvantes

Márta Pócza (HU)
“The Koryvantes Association was founded in 2009 by people with a background in the study of ancient Greek warfare who were not satisfied by the level of reconstructions undertaken so far in Greece and internationally and who wished to ultimately adopt a framework based on experimental archaeological methodology...

The Antikythera Mechanism: Reconstruction as a medium for research and publication

WRIGHT, M. T., "The Antikythera Mechanism: Reconstruction as a medium for research and publication", Reconstructions: recreating science and technology of the past, issue Economic archaeology. From structure to performance in European archaeology, Edinburgh, National Museums Scotland NMS Enterprises Limited, pp. 1-20, 2011.

Book Review: Experiments Past Edited by Jodi Reeves Flores and Roeland P. Paardekooper

Clara Masriera i Esquerra (CAT)
The publication in 1979 of the John Coles’ book Experimental Archaeology can be called the vademecum of the experimental archaeology. Many particular experiments have been published since then, such as A Bibliography of Replicative Experiments in Archaeology (Graham et al. 1972) and...

Book Review: Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armour by Gregory S Aldrete, Scott Bartell and Alicia Aldrete

Steve Wilson (UK)

Everyone knows that the Ancient Greeks wore bronze armour. Examples have been excavated, mentioned in the literature and depicted on vases, statues et cetera. But there is also mention of something they called 'linothorax': literally, 'linen chest', meaning linen armour for the chest...

To Use or Not to Use a Minoan Chisel? Ancient Technology in a New Light

Maria Lowe Fri (SE)
7th UK EA Conference Cardiff 2013
***The Minoan chisel is thought to have been used by the metal worker, the stone mason, the sculptor, the carpenter, and the ivory and bone worker. However, barely any work has been conducted to substantiate the different workers and their chisels...

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