Iron Age

Situlae Festival

Date
Event
For Public
Organised by
Dolenjski Muzej (SI)
Country
Slovenia

3rd festival of Prehistoric Life and Cuisine, in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. 

Music, prehistoric crafts, archery, children's workshops, cookery workshops, dancing, food, stage performance and spear throwing contest. 

18:00h - Midnight

Iron Smelting Weekend in Holland

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Organised by
Huis van Hilde (NL)
Hoogoven Museum (NL)
Country
the Netherlands

Looking for teams!
In the weekend of seven and eight July, Huis van Hilde and the Hoogoven Museum organize a public event close to Amsterdam (NL). In the context of 100 years of Tata Steel, iron furnaces will be made and used.

Excavation and Experimental Archaeology

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Event
For Public
Country
United Kingdom

This is a rare opportunity to link excavation and long-term reconstruction, and a small ream of volunteers with some excavation experience are required for this collaborative project between the Dyfed Archaeological Trust and the University of Liverpool on behalf of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Bundan Celtic Festival

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Event
For Public
Organised by
Bundan (IT)
Country
Italy

Reconstructions of scenes of daily life of the Celtic period by the historical reenactors.

Educational path guided through the camps.

Launch of combat axes, archery, duels between warriors.

Experimentation cycles on the art of weaving in the Celtic world; furthermore, it will be possible to engage in practical manufacturing activities on the various technologies.

Understanding the Archaeological Record: Reconstructing a Warp-Weighted Loom

Tena Karavidović and
Tajana Sekelj Ivančan (HR)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***The paper deals with a reconstruction of a warp-weighted loom based on a rare find of 36 in situ loom weights in an object interpreted as a weaving hut at an archaeological site Virje-Sušine in Northern Croatia dated in late Iron Age (La Tène C period, 2/2 3rd – 2/2 2nd century BC)...

Learning to Recreate, Recreating to Learn. Experimental Archaeology.

Beatriz Comendador,
Aaron Lackinger and
Elin Figueiredo (ES)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***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...

Comparing Mummification Processes: Egyptian & Inca

Emma J. Williams (US)
This two-year research project was carried out as part of SUNY Potsdam’s Presidential Scholars program which allows undergraduates to conduct independent research. The project employs controlled laboratory experiments to compare desiccation rates in natural and artificial mummification processes while considering the cultural context of the funerary practices. Artificial mummification techniques of ...