Ancient Technology

Archeoparco Vulcano (IT)

Member of EXARC
Yes

Vulcano offers the opportunity to the young and future generation for a Long Life Learning about ancient age and roots of the inhabitants of Latium. By living like our ancestors we can develop a better approach to our own daily life. Activities include flint knapping, archery, constructions of buildings, turning lathes, making bread fire starting and life in the earth lodge. 

Vulcano is an Experimental Archaeology Centre near Rocca Priora town, just outside Rome. The Centre covers two hectares, with a forest of tall trees, workshop area, burning pits...

What’s in an Experiment? Roman Fish Sauce: an Experiment in Archaeology

Sally Grainger (UK)

In the summer of 2009 I was engaged in the preliminary preparations for extensive experiments to manufacture fish sauces for my MA dissertation in Archaeology at Reading University. In my previous research into Roman food, it was clear that it was not going to be possible to truly understand ancient cuisine without...

WEA’s Latest Life Experiment

Jaco Schilp (NL)

The WEA, Society for Experimental Archaeology, is a sub-society of the NJBG, the Dutch Historical Youth Association. It is formed by youngsters aged 12 to 26 who enjoy participating in several aspects of living history. WEA offers them a chance to learn about history, set up their own archaeological experiments, and the opportunity to participate in living history for example by learning a...

Museu de Prehistòria de València (ES)

Member of EXARC
Yes

The Museu de Prehistòria de València is a scientific institution dedicated to preserving, researching and disseminating the archaeological prehistoric heritage of the province of Valencia. It is a cultural resource of the Valencian society in so far it preserves his heritage; it contributes to the enhancement of its cultural level and its integral development.

The Museu de Prehistòria de València is a scientific institution dedicated to preserving, researching and disseminating the archaeological prehistoric heritage of the province of Valencia. It is a cultural resource of the Valencian society in so far it preserves his heritage...

Parco Archeologico del Forcello (IT)

Member of EXARC
Yes

The Forcello Archaeological Park in Bagnolo San Vito, a few km to the south east of Mantova, rises around the remains of an important Etruscan settlement from VI-IV centuries BC. The archaeological excavations conducted on the site from 1981 to date, under the scientific management of Prof. de Marinis of the Università degli Studi of Milan, have brought to light, year after year, just a small portion of this settlement, but with a long stratigraphic sequence, defined in eight main phases.

The Forcello Archaeological Park in Bagnolo San Vito, a few km to the south east of Mantova, rises around the remains of an important Etruscan settlement from VI-IV centuries BC. The archaeological excavations conducted on the site from 1981 to date, under the scientific management of...

VAEE (NL)

Member of EXARC
Yes

National Dutch association for archaeological experiments and education, approximately 100 members. The Association VAEE is the Dutch National platform for all those interested in archaeological experiments and education.

National Dutch association for archaeological experiments and education, approximately 100 members. The Association VAEE is the Dutch National platform for all those interested in archaeological experiments and education...

Bäckedals Folkhögskola (SE)

Member of EXARC
Yes

Bäckedal is a Folk High School / independent adult education college with courses in ancient technology and traditional knowledge. The school is independent concerning religion, party politics and the business-world and the education is funded by the Swedish state.

Bäckedal is a Folk High School / independent adult education college with courses in ancient technology and traditional knowledge. The school is independent concerning religion, party politics and the business-world and the education is funded by the Swedish state...