I'm Anton van den Heuvel (1954), I started learning ancient skills at the end of the eighties at the prehistoric village of Eindhoven. I have worked very closely with Hans Horreus de Haas, he was very inspirational to me.
I am an archaeobotanist specialised in the anatomical identification of archaeological wood from Palaeolithic (Europe) and prehispanic archaeological contexts (Canary Islands).
Hello! I am a Masters student in Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture at University College Dublin studying lithics and atlatl spear-thrower technology.
Bronze casting, metal smelting and filigree-work enthusiast.
Current projects: Early Bronze Age Copper Smelting in the Alps; Early Medieval Iron Smelting in Northeast Bavaria; Filigree jewelry of early medieval Great Moravia/Bohemia.
I received my MSc in experimental archaeology in 2018 from University College Dublin and have since worked in the museum sector in the United States. My interests are in networks of connectivity during the European Bronze Age with a focus primarily on metal casting and technical ceramics.
Since 2013, I have studied archaeology, applied psychology and administrative management at the Renmin University of China, and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree and Bachelor of Management degree.
I have a BA in Archaeology and now specialise in early prehistory, looking more specifically at early adhesives, clothing and technology. I am using experimental archaeology as a major component of my Master's thesis. I'mone of the hosts of the #FinallyFriday podcast.