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Experiments With A Finger-Drill

GROOM, P., "Experiments With A Finger-Drill", Bulletin of Primitive Technology, vol. 46, Utah, Society of Primitive Technology, pp. 10-16, Fall 2013.

Book Review: Journal Of of Archaeological And and Anthropological Sciences by L. Shillito, E. Fairnell and H. S. Williams (ed)

Katy Whitaker (UK)
A set of eleven articles resulting from the call for papers for the Sixth UK Experimental Archaeology Conference (held in York in January 2012) is now published in a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences...

Call for Papers – Prehistoric Warfare: Experimental and Analytical Approaches

Organised by: 
UISPP
Event date: 
Monday, 1 September, 2014 to Sunday, 7 September, 2014
Kind of Event: 
for Professionals

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Oxford

Giovanna Fregni (UK)
The conference unofficially began in the Royal Blenheim pub at 6 pm on Thursday evening. Conference staff and attendees filtered in throughout the evening eventually filling the back room. The pub had excellent food and a good variety of local ales. Those who managed to brave the flooding introduced themselves and got to know other attendees. It was a nice way to start the conference...

Reconstructing a Prehistoric Fish Trap

E. IJsveld (NL)
OpenArch Dialogue with Skills Issue
***Fish traps, still in use all over the world today for catching fish and crustaceans, have been used by mankind at least since the Mesolithic period. Their shape at that time is quite well-established, suggesting that they may have originated even earlier. This type of fish trap is made up of two elements...

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