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Eisengewinnung im 4. Jh. n. Chr.

LEINEWEBER, R., "Eisengewinnung im 4. Jh. n. Chr.", Experimentelle Archäologie in Deutschland, Texte zur Wanderausstellung, vol. Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Nordwestdeutschland Beiheft 13, Oldenburg, Museum für Natur und Mensch, pp. 103-105, 1996.

Interview with Dr Rosemarie Leineweber

Volkmar Held (AT)
Dr Leineweber (1951) has an impressive track record in German experimental archaeology, reaching over two decades back. She worked with metals, cremation experiments and much more, with museum colleagues, university students and researchers and inspiring many people in how to experiment in a way which is not only fun, but brings progress...

Experiments with Iron Production in Trøndelag

STENVIK, L F., "Experiments with Iron Production in Trøndelag", Acta Archaeologica Lundensia Series in 8-0, vol. 62, Lund, Lund University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, pp. 279-290, 2011.

Археопарк Междуречье - Archeopark Interfluve (RUS)

The reservation holds so-called forest towns (9th – 12th century AD) as well as traces of the earlier Imenkov C

Obituary: Kazimierz Bielenin

Szymon Orzechowski (PL)
On the 19th of November 2011, Prof. dr hab. Kazimierz Bielenin died in Kraków after a long and exhausting illness. He was a great scientist and scholar but also a very modest man with a great personality...

Did the Vikings have iron (NO)?

Yes, the Vikings had both iron and steel. They had to make it themselves, through a process called “blestring” or iron smelting. This was a major undertaking, so iron was expensive. Here at Lofotr we have documented this process on a DVD which is sold in our museum store.

Iron in the Iron Age, did that exist (NL)?

It is not for nothing called "Iron Age". The art of making iron originates - like many developments - from the Near East. In the Southern Netherlands, for tools and weapons, often wood and stone were used, occasionally bronze...


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