Online Issues

The EXARC Journal is published as an online Journal (open access) four times a year. Each issue contains about 10-25 articles (more new articles in the last years). The EXARC Journal is the follow-up of EuroREA, our previous members-only Journal which you will find below as open access PDFs.

Issue 2019/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2019/2

The 12 reviewed articles cover subjects like ancient beer, firing pottery with camel dung, antler working and bead making, or reconstructing ornamentation on Russian pottery. We also have 11 unreviewed short articles...

© EXARC, 2019; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2019/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2019/1

This Issue includes articles on Constructions of at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Current Trends in Historical Re-Enactments in Catalonia, Cooking in Egypt and Romania, History and Theory on EA, CRAFTER and more...

© EXARC, 2019; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2018/4

EXARC JOURNAL 2018/4

This Issue includes articles on a Lath Screen Fish Weir, Celtic Copper Alloy Coin Minting, Brewing, Outfitting a Catawba Indian Mannequin and Viking Jewellery Mould Making (Experimental and Reconstructive Aspects).

© EXARC, 2018; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2018/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2018/3; Photo: D. Martinová

Articles describe Erasmus, bronze casting, a cloak clasp, trebuchets, museum exhibitions, pottery, textiles and prosthetic legs. We cover a.o. the Roman Era and 19th Century in the UK, Easter Island, Slovakia and Cyprus.

© EXARC, 2018; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2018/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2018/2

With articles about earth ovens, a weaving loom, learning to recreate, recreating to learn, Colonial Williamsburg, a Bronze Age longhouse, Inca & Egyptian mummification and experimental approaches to student success.

© EXARC, 2018; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2018/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2018/1

This Issue includes articles on bronze patination, building a watchtower, re-rolling a mummy, taking vacation in the past, a rattle with animal teeth, prehistoric dances, Iberian pottery and Roman woodworking tools.

© EXARC, 2018; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2017/4

EXARC JOURNAL 2017/4

This Issue contains articles on Roman Experimental Archaeology in Ireland, Medieval Food, Glass Bead Making, challenging Modern Assumptions about Metal Recycling and the Mechanics of Splitting Wood.

© EXARC, 2017; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2017/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2017/3

With a.o. the Ancient Greek Long Jump, a Sherd Shatter Patterns Experiment, Experimentation and Outreach in Catalonia, Twenty Years Experimental Archaeology in Poland and nine book, conference and event reviews.

© EXARC, 2017; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2017/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2017/2

More about an Event in the Czech Republic, Prehistoric Beekeeping, the Colour Palette of Antique Bronzes, Stable British Archaeological Open-Air Museums and Making a Mongol Era Bow.

© EXARC, 2017; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2017/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2017/1

With Bronze Age Ceramics in Siberia, Experiential Archaeology at an Archeopark, the Potential for Open-Air Sites, Museums as Good Places and Painting Bronze Age Plaster; also eight brief pieces.

© EXARC, 2017; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2016/4

EXARC JOURNAL 2016/4

A Danish Boat as Open Source Project, a Minoan Experimental House, Outdoor Travelling as Reenactment and Living History in German Archaeological Open-Air Museums. Mixed Matters from South Africa and more.

© EXARC, 2016; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2016/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2016/3

A Tour with Hands-On Objects, an Attacking Tooth Worm, Insulating Walls in the Bronze Age, Flintknapping at Archaeological Open-Air Museums, an Experimental Hut in Sicily and Cooking in Baskets Using Hot Rocks.

© EXARC, 2016; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2016/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2016/2

Using Volunteers in Archaeological Open-Air Museums, the Spatial Structure of Museums, an Open-Air Museum in Austria, Use Wear on Bronze Age Hammers, Spiral Tube Decorations and A Medieval Broken Leg.

© EXARC, 2016; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2016/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2016/1

Playing with the Past? Or Saving Our Future?, Making and Using a Glass Furnace, Salt Production in the UK, Burning Pig Bones in Denmark, Lessons from a Study of Reenactment and several Reviews.

© EXARC, 2016; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2015/4

EXARC JOURNAL 2015/4

Montale, (In)tangible Knowledge, Lessons Learnt from Reconstructing Roundhouses, Experience with Building Mesolithic Huts, Access to Cultural Heritage Sites for All, Stone Age Glue and Needlework the Pazyryk Way.

© EXARC, 2015; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2015/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2015/3

What Does Your Visitor Experience? An Experimental Camp, Assessing Knapping Skills, A Gaulish Throwing Stick, Bronze Age Metal Casting in Italy and Building a Neolithic Longhouse in Austria.

© EXARC, 2015; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2015/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2015/2

From Roman Matron to Modern Icon, Steinzeitpark Dithmarschen, How did They Drill That?, Museum Theatre in Greece, Making Wine like the Iberians, Neolithic Woodworking and Yeavering Reconsidered.

© EXARC, 2015; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2015/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2015/1

Get into the Grave, Putting on a Show, Reconstructing Houses in Poland, two Book Reviews, an Interview (Linda Hurcombe), Obituary (Mats Geschwind) and a Discussion on Experimental versus Experiential Archaeology.

© EXARC, 2015; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2014/4

EXARC JOURNAL 2014/4

The Prometheus Project, Impressions in Pottery from Linen and Woollen Textiles, Iberian Pottery Kiln Burning, Interviews from Hungary and greece, Book reviews and How to Organize an Archaeological Open-Air Museum.

© EXARC, 2014; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2014/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2014/3

Experiments with Felsite from Shetland, Pottery Decoration, Dyeing Kettles from Pompeii, reinventing the Egyptian Pulley, A Greek Interview and Review of a Spanish Experimental Archaeology Conference.

© EXARC, 2014; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2014/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2014/2

Interpreting the Interpreter, Archaeological Live Interpretations, Docu-Soaps and Themed Walks, Minoan Chisels, Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) and Reenactment and Medieval Iron Smelting.

© EXARC, 2014; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2014/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2014/1

The Impact of Living History on Young People, Mummification of Votive Birds, Italian Bronze Age Sword Production, the Registry of Memory Process in Experimental Archaeology and Stone Casting Moulds.

© EXARC, 2014; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2013/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2013/1

Air Quality in Reconstructed Houses, People Want Quality and will Pay, Smelting with Public, Neolithic House Reconstruction and Modern Architecture, Acorn Bread, Lost Wax Bronze Disk Making and Cherokee Blowguns.

© EXARC, 2013; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2013/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2013/1

Lithic Experiments, a Tile Kiln, A Museum/Playground, Experimental Cremation, High Carbon Steel, Bone Splinters, Warrior Reconstruction, Scandinavian House Reconstructions and Viking Brewing.

© EXARC, 2013; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2013/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2013/1

Gene Fornby in Sweden, Recreating the Roman Fonseca Hairstyle, Crafting the Past, the Quality of the Craft, Drying Meat in the Ice Age and Roman Lime Burning; includes Conference & Book Reviews, 20 Years VAEE (NL).

© EXARC, 2013; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2012/3

EXARC JOURNAL 2012/3

Ancient Repairs on Bronze Objects, Bronze Sheet a la Cellini, a Merovingian Treasure Box, Precision Lost Wax Casting, Cold Gilding, Experimental Archaeology in Switzerland, Authenticity: Fiction? Etruscan Pottery Kilns.

© EXARC, 2012; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2012/2

EXARC JOURNAL 2012/2

Aeneolithic Potters, History of Archaeological Open-Air Museums, Living History and Adult Education, Public Outreach in the Drents Museum, an Iron Age Horse Bridle and Lead Weights on Roman Plumbata.

© EXARC, 2012; ISSN: 2212-8956

Issue 2012/1

EXARC JOURNAL 2012/1

Prehispanic Bells, the Experiment & the Umbrella, Iron Smelting, Building a Round Church, Roseldorf Rekonstruiert, Butser, Medieval Gambling, Archaeological Rafts, Roman Fish Sauce, Re-enactment in Lejre.

© EXARC, 2012; ISSN: 2212-8956

EuroREA 7/2010

EuroREA 7/2010

Archaeological open-air museums allow us to present archaeological findings to the wider public in their cultural context. Their credibility is tied firmly to... (19 PDF articles)

© EXARC, 2010; ISBN 13: 978-90-78657-05-7

EuroREA 6/2009

EuroREA 6/2009

When we are attempting to recreate the worlds of our ancestors from their remains, how close can we get? How far can we go?... (17 PDF articles)

© EXARC, 2009; ISBN 13: 978-90-78657-04-0

EuroREA 5/2008

EuroREA 5/2008

Archaeologists often ask themselves: What was this for or, how did they do that? While we cannot give absolute answers, experimental archaeology... (19 PDF articles)

© EXARC, 2008; ISBN 13: 978-90-78657-03-3

EuroREA 4/2007

EuroREA 4/2007

The year 2007 was a year of changes for EuroREA. Responsibility for its publishing moved from the Czech Republic, where it was founded by Dr Tichý, to EXARC... (15 PDF articles)

© EXARC, 2007; ISBN 13: 978-90-78657-02-6

EuroREA 3/2006

EuroREA 3/2006

Our modern hurried way of life is opening a deeper and deeper gorge between our lives and the lives of our ancestors... (21 PDF / HTML articles)

© EXREA / EXARC, 2006;
ISBN 13: 978-90-78657-01-9; ISSN: 1214-9551

EuroREA 2/2005

EuroREA 2/2005

The second volume brings you a taste of the current happenings in experimental archaeology across Europe... (17 PDF / HTML articles)

© EXREA / EXARC, 2005;
ISBN: 80-239-4085-6; ISSN: 1214-9551

EuroREA 1/2004

EuroREA 1/2004

Both SEA & EXARC are proud of setting up a new mouthpiece for those working in the fields of (re)construction and... (16 PDF / HTML articles)

© EXREA / EXARC, 2004;
ISBN: 80-239-5559-4; ISSN: 1214-9551