Germany

Fur Tanning Course with Dr. Theresa Kamper

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Germany

Theresa is an avid practitioner of traditional living skills and primitive technology of all kinds. An interest which came in part from growing up in the Rocky Mountains in the USA, where backpacking, hunting and fishing were part of the culture. She has followed this interest into the academic field of Experimental Archaeology in which she holds a PhD from the University of Exeter in the UK.

Bone Tool Making Workshop with Wulf Hein

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Germany

A bone tool-making Workshop with expert Wulf Hein will take place in September 2018 at the "Zeiteninsel" in Niederweimar-Argenstein. The participants will get to know the stone age techniques and will work with authentic tools and materials. Afterwards they can make their own arrowhead, a fishing hook or even a stone age figurine.
Course suitable for age 12+. 

Bread & Mash

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Germany

Separate the wheat from the chaff, grind it on the stone mill and bake it by the fire or in the oven - try yourself as a Stone Age cook and earn your own bread as in the Neolithic Age!

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel

Bone & Antler

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For Public
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Germany

From the sewing needle to the spearhead to the hatchet - bones and antler are important raw materials in the prehistory, to make vital tools but also pretty jewellery out of it. Learn and experiment with our Stone Age expert!

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/A. Probst-Boehm

Amber, Glass & Dyes

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For Public
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Germany

Shining amber from far away countries, blue glass and coloured fabrics - Latvian and German specialist groups have a colourful jewellery and clothing program ready for you - from the smallest pearl to the woven and dyed garment.

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel

Deer Skin Tanning with Theresa Kamper

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For Professionals
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Germany

Before the advent of modern tanning agents, humans were turning raw skin into usable leather products using very basic techniques and materials. Learn to produce incredibly soft, strong and durable leather from raw animal skin using one of human kind’s earliest tanning technologies!

European Textile Forum

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For Professionals
Organised by
Katrin Kania & Sabine Ringenberg
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Germany

The European Textile Forum 2018 will take place from November 5 to November 11, at the Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology in Mayen, Germany. The Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology is the experimental archaeology research center of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM).

Metallurgical Symposium 2018

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For Professionals
Organised by
Förderverein Römischer Vicus Eisenberg (Pfalz) e.V.
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Germany

Dear friends of archaeology and metal crafts,

the Förderverein Römischer Vicus Eisenberg (Pfalz) e.V. would like to cordially invite you to our event as a participant.

Archäotechnika, the Bronze Age in Brandenburg

Giovanna Fregni (IT)
The Archäologisches Landesmuseum in Brandenburg hosted the annual Archäotechnika living history event, during the weekend of 11 to the 13 August 2018. Participants were attired in clothing appropriate to the period and worked in a variety of crafts including metalwork, stone tool production, textiles, salt production, fishnets and traps, textiles and dying, and demonstrations in horsemanship...