Bronze Age

Experimental Copper Smelting Course

Date
-
Event
on registration
Organised by
University of Geneva (CH)
Country
Cyprus

The University of Geneva is pleased to announce its new summer course on Experimental copper smelting, which will take place in Ayia Varvara (District of Nicosia, Cyprus) from July 20 to July 26, 2019. The aim is to provide students with hands-on experience in smelting copper the way it was done in Iron Age Cyprus, from building a furnace to the actual firing and smelting process.

Day of Crafting

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

The Bronze Age open-air museum invites you to the "Day of Crafting". Many artisans give insights into their professional skills and also offer their goods for sale. Some of the experts show their crafts and sometimes offer opportunities for participation. The extensive grounds of the open-air museum are also available for a relaxed stroll.

Tears of the Gods

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

That's what one calls amber in ancient myths. But since the Stone Age, this fossilised resin is much sought after. Both pearls and figures were created from it. One of the oldest sculptures in northern Germany is the Weitsche elk, which was designed around 14,000 years ago. In the Bronze Age, the amber trade experienced a new dimension.

Tears of the Gods

Date
Event
open for all
Country
Germany

That's what one calls amber in ancient myths. But since the Stone Age, this fossilised resin is much sought after. Both pearls and figures were created from it. One of the oldest sculptures in northern Germany is the Weitsche elk, which was designed around 14,000 years ago. In the Bronze Age, the amber trade experienced a new dimension.

Weekend Weaving Workshop

Date
-
Event
open for all
Organised by
Pallia (DE)
Country
Belgium

Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works: