The Mining Museum of the Basque Country, is pleased to announce a new edition of a practical show of experimental archeology and archaeometallurgy of ancient and medieval iron, that it was so important in these historical ages in Biscay.
The Iberian Weekend is a yearly event happening at all the archaeological sites in Catalonia that are members of the Iberian Route project. The event is scheduled for 6th and 7th October , with free activities in all the sites, including the Iberian Citadel of Calafell.
This year's motto is Domesticating Water.
***This paper aims to present and discuss ongoing activities that combine Experimental Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology developed in the scope of a master's degree, a post-doctoral and other research projects at the University of Vigo (Galicia, Spain), in collaboration with regional open-air museums and educational centres...
Program 10:00h - 17:00h
OPERATION OF A GLASS FURNACE
Experience of the behavior of molten glass in a previously prepared oven.
EXPERIMENTING WITH PIGMENTS AND AGLUTINANTS
Experience based on the elaboration of different pigments (iron oxides) mixed with different binders and subjected to different temperatures.
2nd Experimental Archaeology Meeting. Thomas Mink is a professional blacksmith and expert in the experimental archeology of iron with great experience.
Terra Ibèrica (Iberian Land) is an event to disseminate the Iberian culture (Iron Age) to a wide range of public. Its main act is the reenactment night shows scheduled on both 27 and 28 July from 8 to 10 PM.
***During fifteen days of June 2015, the team of l’Esquerda worked in a research project to build a Carolingian wooden watchtower on the River Ter, in Roda de Ter, Catalonia, Spain. The idea was to test our hypotheses experimentally, (a) if the wooden watchtower could...