I am a PhD student at the University of South Florida where I am currently engaging in textiles and dress from a digital archaeology perspective. Tools being utilized include digital photogrammetry and structured light scanning.
Education, teaching & training
Hello! My interest in archaeological reseaerch has always been directed towards the study of the eating behaviours of past communities and aims to better understand their social and cultural dynamics.
I've started my activity in 2007, as a historical reenactor. After taking my bachelor's degree in natural sciences at Cagliari University, I went to England for a couple of years, I've then taken my Master's degree in Archaeology at the University of Ferrara.
I am a foundation degree student studying my level 5 in History, Heritage and Archaeology at Strode College. Just embarking on an experimental archaeology assignment.
I became interested in preindustrial technology through archery, boomerangs, throwing sticks, and spear throwers in the 1980s.
Demonstrating and teaching bronze casting at Butser Ancient farm for 19 years.
My speciality is developing and testing Bronze Age weapons, working with leading experts and students to develop the knowledge at Butser.
I have been working on leather reconstructions for the last 5 years and leathercrafting for 30 years. I am currently studying a Masters of Teaching at Murdoch University and doing ARCY1002 (Experimenting with Archaeology) at the University of Western Australia.