My career in experimental aspects of ancient ship design and construction started in 1981 with the construction of the late Tim Severin's Sindbad Voyage. Following that my interests expanded to maritime archaeology and ethnography.
I have been involved with experimental archaeology since my student days. I started in the field of ceramics followed by research into the historical relationship between ecosystems and material-actions. At present my focus is on open-fired ceramics and adaptive construction.
As a multifaceted craftsperson I have always been interested in the ''making of" anything really, but more specifically tools, practical objects and decoration. Working with ceramics and incense during my BA ignited more of the interest in experimental archaeology.
I am an archaeologist from Romania, and I am specialised in prehistoric archaeology (focussed on Bronze Age), the archaeology of salt and experimental archaeology.
My name is Ronja Lau, I studied prehistoric archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin and since my Bachelor degree I'm dealing with textile archaeology and experiments concerning textile research.
I’m an Archaeologist, living in Austria, studies in Late Roman, Longobards, settlements, clothing. Focusing on ancient technology, with a good base experience in wood and in textile craftsmanship. In 2015, I started experimental Archaeology in textile technology, spinning, carding, and especially
I am in my final year of my PhD project (2017-2020) which is looking at textile production in Iron Age Britain. I am concerned with querying the functional attributes of textile tools as an assemblage and characterizing the circumstances of their discard.