EXARC Journal Issue 2015/1

Reviewed Articles

Two Reconstructions of Prehistoric Houses from Torun (Poland)

Author(s)
Grzegorz Osipowicz
D. Nowak
Justyna Kuriga
Publication Date
In 1998 the Society for Experimental Primeval Archaeology (SEPA) was founded at the Institute of Archaeology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Toruń. Since its beginnings, SEPA members have dedicated a great effort to engaging in numerous scientific experiments with the aim to present human lifestyle in prehistoric times in general...

Putting on a Show - The How and Why of Historical Shows and Theatre in a Historical Setting or Theme-park

Author(s)
Jaap Hogendoorn
Erik Collinson
Publication Date
As long as people have walked the earth, stories have been told; from stories around the campfire told by older people to entertain and educate the young, to 15th century knights dressing up as Romans during themed tournaments. Telling a story is putting on a little show; a show is a great way to tell a story... Including Spartacus in Archeon by Erik Collinson

Get into the Grave: Notions of Community Social Identity in a Late 3rd Millennium Site, Derived from an Experimental Carving of a Shaft Tomb at Ramat Bet Shemesh (Israel)

Author(s)
Y. Tsur
N. Kahalani
Y. Paz
R. Nickelberg
Publication Date
Khirbet el-Alia is a large mound, located north-east of Tel Yarmouth, in the Ramat Bet Shemesh region of Israel. An excavation that was conducted north of the mound revealed the remains of a settlement and an adjacent cemetery of shaft graves, dating back to the Intermediate Bronze Age (IBA)...