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Precision Lost Wax Casting

Nigel Meeks (UK),
Caroline Tulp (NL) and
Anders Söderberg (SE)
1999 Wilhelminaoord Workshop
***The limits of precision casting were explored experimentally at the Bronze Casting Workshop at Wilhelminaoord, the Netherlands, by making wax models, moulds and lost wax castings using essentially early metalworking conditions. Geometrically patterned models of Dark Age type dies were used to make wax patterns to simulate one of...

Årsunda Viking (SE)

At Årsunda, you can visit the Viking Farm Årsjögård. Here you are in the middle of the Land of Iron, in the heart of the province of Gästrikland. You will experience cultural history in an exciting, informative and living way. The Viking Farm offers a variety of activities where theory and practice are mixed in a pedagogic way to stimulate all senses...

A View From the Inside

KNUTSSON, K., "A View From the Inside", Acta Archaeologica Lundensia Series in 8-0, vol. 62, Lund, Lund University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, pp. 227-256, 2011.

A Journey in Time

PETERSSON, B., and L E. NARMO, "A Journey in Time", Acta Archaeologica Lundensia Series in 8-0, vol. 62, Lund, Lund University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, pp. 27-48, 2011.

Experimental Archaeology, Between Enlightenment and Experience

PETERSSON, B., and L E. NARMO, "Experimental Archaeology, Between Enlightenment and Experience", Acta Archaeologica Lundensia Series in 8-0, vol. 62, Lund, Lund University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, pp. 296, 2011.

Book Review: Experimental Archaeology – Between Enlightenment and Experience by Petersson and Narmo

Jodi Reeves Flores (UK)
This book developed from the project Experimental Archaeology – Between Enlightenment and Experience, which was composed of a series of regional meetings held in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. This hardbound publication contains quality illustrations and colour photographs; and the language revision has been done to a solid quality...

Book Review: Förestallningar om det Förflutna by Bodil Petersson. Imaginations of the Past, Archaeology and Reconstruction.

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)
The book is written about the Scandinavian situation and for a Scandinavian public, as it is in Swedish. Although not in English and almost ten years old, it is definitely worth a read...

Book Review: The Minoan Double Axe: An Experimental Study of Production and Use by Maria Lowe Fri

James R. Mathieu (US)
British Archaeological Reports has once again provided the world with an excellent publication on experimental archaeology. Maria Lowe Fri’s book is a revised version of her Ph.D. thesis at Stockholm University (2007). As the title indicates, it focuses on the Minoan double axe...

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