Croatia

Understanding the Archaeological Record: Reconstructing a Warp-Weighted Loom

Tena Karavidović and
Tajana Sekelj Ivančan (HR)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***The paper deals with a reconstruction of a warp-weighted loom based on a rare find of 36 in situ loom weights in an object interpreted as a weaving hut at an archaeological site Virje-Sušine in Northern Croatia dated in late Iron Age (La Tène C period, 2/2 3rd – 2/2 2nd century BC)...

Summer Camp Everyday Life of Prehistoric People, Borovik 2018

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Event
For Public
Organised by
Tomislav Ivancic
Country
Croatia

This is second year in a row that we are having an experimental archaeology workshop at the Borovik Lake in Slavonija, Croatia where nature is almost intact. The program includes building a wall of an Iron Age house. The wall will be 1.5 x 3 meters. Besides that, we will have small workshops for the production of flint and bone tools and tools for production of a bow.

Workshop Everyday Life of Prehistoric People

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Tomislav Ivančić
Country
Croatia

The workshop will take place in Zadar, Croatia and consists of three days, each with another theme. On 11 April, we will have the production of bone tools, on the 12th of April production of flint tools. These will mostly be blades for producing arrowheads, which we will insert in arrows on April 13 and test it. We will attempt making a sickle and test the bone tools we made two days before.

The Forgotten Movement – A (Re)construction of Prehistoric Dances

Ivana Turčin (HR)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***Dancing has always been and still is an integral part of the lives of individuals and communities around the world, and it forms part of the cultural identity of all traditional societies. Unlike the arguably small role it has in modern urban societies, dance had much greater role in the lives of individuals and communities of ancient and recent past...

Center for Experimental Archaeology (HR)

Member of EXARC
Yes

Center for Experimental Archaeology is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. It was established for development, improvement and promotion of experimental archaeology and experimental approaches to the study of material and immaterial cultural heritage. The main activity of the organisation is directed towards testing the archaeological and anthropological assumptions derived from scientific research of these disciplines. At the same time it promotes the usage of experiments in archaeology, actively educates in their proper utilisation, supports its members during experimentation and encourages them to publish the obtained results.

Center for Experimental Archaeology is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. It was established for development, improvement and promotion of experimental archaeology and experimental approaches to the study of material and immaterial cultural heritage...

Book Review: "Experiments Past" Edited by Jodi Reeves Flores & Roeland P. Paardekooper

Clara Masriera i Esquerra (ES)
The publication in 1979 of the John Coles’ book Experimental Archaeology can be called the vademecum of the experimental archaeology. Many particular experiments have been published since then, such as A Bibliography of Replicative Experiments in Archaeology (Graham et al. 1972) and...