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The Metalworker and his Tools: QUB Belfast Conference

Giovanna Fregni (UK)
A recent conference, funded partially by UISPP, was held in Queens University Belfast. While its main focus was on Bronze Age metalsmithing tools and assemblages, the MeTools conference (23-25 June at Queen’s University, Belfast) had several presentations that focussed on experimental archaeology as a means of exploring metalworking craft...

Montale, the Terramara Lives

Andrea Cardarelli,
Ilaria Pulini and
Cristiana Zanasi (IT)
OpenArch Special Digest 2015 Issue 2
***Ten years ago, the results of investigations from one of the most important protohistoric settlements of the Po Plain in Italy lead to the construction of a large archaeological park. A project which, today, represents a core reality in the dissemination of experimentations...

Review of the 1st Bloomery Seminar, Starachowice 2013

A. Przychodni,
A. Wrona (PL)
The Bloomery Seminar, held on the 5 - 6 October 2013 at the Museum of Nature and Technology in Starachowice, was organised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Professor Wacław Różański. During the event two experiments were conducted, one of which was fully traced and discussed with the smelters who carried out the process...

Forging with Dogon smiths (Mali)

SOULIGNAC, R., and V. SERNEELS, "Forging with Dogon smiths (Mali)", Accidental and Experimental Archaeometallurgy, vol. HMS Occasional Publication 7, London, Historical Metallurgical Society, pp. 119-126, 2013.

Does pattern-welding make Anglo-Saxon swords stronger?

BIRCH, T., "Does pattern-welding make Anglo-Saxon swords stronger?", Accidental and Experimental Archaeometallurgy, vol. HMS Occasional Publication 7, London, Historical Metallurgical Society, pp. 127-134, 2013.

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