Iron Age

An Experimental Diachronic Exploration of Patination Methodology of Dark Patinated (Arsenical) Copper Alloys on Case Studies from the Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age and Early Iron Age

Marianne Talma (DE)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***Artificially patinated copper alloys are found archaeologically in polychrome artefacts from the 19th century BC Egypt to historical and contemporary Japan. The unusual colour variations observed in these patinas, ranging from black to blue to purple, is due to a minor amount of gold (Au) and silver (Ag) in their copper matrix, whereas...

Celts are Coming!

Date
-
Event
For Public
Organised by
The Scottish Crannog Centre
Country
United Kingdom

The Celts are Coming celebrates prehistoric life and is held over 2 days at The Scottish Crannog Centre's site at Kenmore.  The event features the A-list of prehistoric experts.  

Here are some of the demonstrators already confirmed to join us for this amazing weekend. 

Some Remarks on Technological Process of Tartessian Pottery

Michal Krueger (PL)
This paper makes an attempt to examine the Tartessian ceramics not from a traditional typological posture seeking the chronological sequences, but from an uncommon approach, where experiment plays an important role. The goal is to shed light on these still relatively weakly recognised aspects of the study of the pottery from the South-western part of Iberian Peninsula...

Poblado Cántabro de Argüeso (ES)

Member of EXARC
Yes

From 1995 onward, the association Cantabria Ancestral worked with enthusiasm and many friends to create a site themed with the Iberian Iron Age at the Iberian peninsula. The original site was excavated by the Italian archaeologist Vitrubio.

From 1995 onward, the association Cantabria Ancestral worked with enthusiasm and many friends to create a site themed with the Iberian Iron Age at the Iberian peninsula. The original site was excavated by the Italian archaeologist Vitrubio...

Heads within Celtic culture

Date
Event
For Public
Country
Belgium

The iconography of heads has always played an important role in Celtic culture, be it in statues, stèles or even as ritual depositions.

To celebrate our seasonal opening for 2018 we brought out a selection of our wooden statues which will be incorporated in our activities. Curious for more? Come visit us!

Book Review: Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa, Bilanz 2015

Michaela Seidel-Gibbons (US)
Annual Proceedings of the EXAR Tagung
***Volume number 14 of the periodical “Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa: Bilanz 2015” represents the proceedings of the 11th meeting of EXAR held in cooperation with the Labor für Experimentelle Archäologie (LEA), a branch of the Römisch-Germanischen-Zentralmuseums in Mainz (RGZM)...

Conference Review: Fifth International Congress of Experimental Archaeology, Tarragona (Spain), October 2017

Francesca Romagnoli and
Javier Baena (ES)
Experimental archaeology is an important methodological resource for academic and historical scientific research, not separated from the rest of archaeological and historical sciences, and usually used to interpret the formation of the archaeological record and past human behaviour. Moreover, experimental archaeology has a great significance as part of archaeological diffusion, historical reconstructions, and education...