Romania

Beyond School - Workshops in Experimental Archaeology at the Museum (Romania)

Vasile Diakonu (RO)
Experimental archaeology, as an educational means, has become a particularly useful practice in museum institutions in Romania, although there is no tradition in this field. Here, we present activities of the History and Ethnography Museum in Târgu Neamţ, where several experimental archaeology workshops were organised for pupils aged between 9 and 12 years. Participants were introduced to the prehistoric technologies...

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...

Conference Review: A Trip to the Birthplace of Experimental Archaeology

Artūrs Tomsons (LV)
Summer is already coming to an end, but in experimental archaeology, season is not important. Following the conclusion of a field course in experimental archaeology held in the University of Latvia, it is hoped that a short report and perhaps a more detailed article will be produced in the future...

The Reconstruction of the Danubian Neolithic House and the Scientific Importance of Architectural Studies

Anick Coudart (US)

1987 ESF Proceedings
The 1980s was the beginning of a boom in the construction of archaeologically inspired buildings inside and outside archaeological open-air museums.
***"A topic of research both particularly fertile and constraining because it demands the one never - except provisionally - separates the material from...

Book Review: Aurignacian Clay Hearths from Klissoura Cave 1: an Experimental Approach by Malgorzata Kot

Silje Evjenth Bentsen (SA)
About 90 concave, clay-lined hearths were identified during excavations of Aurignacian layers (ca. 35000BC in Klissoura Cave 1, Greece). Only two similar combustion features, identified at the Czech site Dolni Věstonice and defined as kilns, were known from Palaeolithic contexts before the excavations at Klissoura...

Asociatia Studentilor in Arheologie si Istorie din Romania (ASAIR) (RO)

Member of EXARC
Yes

Although not yet fully visitable and functional and with much work to be done in its late construction stages, ArchaeoPark ASAIR and the team behind it tries to offer new perspectives on a mostly unknown civilisation, the geto-dacians, on their homes, their trades, their beliefs and ultimatelly their way of life.

Although not yet fully visitable and functional and with much work to be done in its late construction stages, ArchaeoPark ASAIR and the team behind it tries to offer new perspectives on a mostly unknown civilisation, the geto-dacians...

Asociatia Villa Wellmer (RO)

Member of EXARC
Yes

The Villa Wellmer Association is aiming to develop an experimental archaeology and medieval re-enactment project in Felmer.

The Villa Wellmer Association is aiming to develop an experimental archaeology and medieval re-enactment project in Felmer. The goal with the Villa Wellmer project is to build a 12th century fortified manor „villa gerebionis” as centre of...

Arheoparc USAIC (RO)

Member of EXARC
No

“An Ancient Space Within the Contemporary Frame of Mind (Bragadiru, Ilfov)” started in September 2008, as a students’ initiative under the scientific guidance of Alexandru Vulpe (Head of the Archaeological Institute of Bucharest „Vasile Parvan” – Romanian Academy).

“An Ancient Space Within the Contemporary Frame of Mind (Bragadiru, Ilfov)” started in September 2008, as a students’ initiative under the scientific guidance of Alexandru Vulpe (Head of the Archaeological Institute of Bucharest „Vasile Parvan” – Romanian Academy)...