Claus Kropp MA

Scientific manager of the Lauresham Open Air Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology
c.kropp [at]

Research interests are: Early Medieval settlement archaeology, Draft cattle, (re)constructing Early Medieval agriculture, animal husbandry (incl. transhumance) and manorialism.

Ongoing Experimental Archaeological projects are:
- PhD thesis "The usage of draft-cattle in the Early Middle Ages" (Besides Experimental Archaeology, the thesis includes researching written sources as well as archaeological and archaeozoological data).
- Early Medieval Pithouse project (function, space-usage, construction details and interpretation)
- Ridge and furrow long term experiment