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RETOLD: Open-air Museum Mobile Applications UX Report - Looking for Inspiration

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Pau Sanchis Rota 1
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This article presents the methodology and results of the report on Open-air Museums Mobile Apps, developed by the RETOLD Project in October 2021. From the analysis of a sample composed by 15 Open-air Museums mobile applications, three models for Open-air museums mobile apps are proposed according to different visit experiences...

A Tablet Woven Band from the Oseberg Grave: Interpretation of Motif and Technique

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Bente Skogsaas 1
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In this article, the intention is to show the documentations behind the reconstruction of a tablet woven band from the Oseberg discovery catalogued as 13B2. Parts of the band are well preserved, and it is possible to interpret motifs and techniques with considerable confidence. Some parts are poorly preserved and are not possible to interpret clearly. By analysing the band, criteria were developed as ...

The Arrow Quiver of the Iceman Reconstruction Attempts and the Special Significance of the Fur Material

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Markus Klek 1
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In 1991, the sensational discovery of a male mummy, thawing from the ice, was made on the Tisenjoch in the Ötztal Alps, near the Austrian-Italian border. The deceased man lived about 5300 years ago at the end of the Neolithic Age and is commonly known as Ötzi in German-speaking countries. The site also contained many well-preserved accompanying items and equipment...

Different Vessel Surface Polishing Methods and Mutual Effects of their Applications

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Joanna Dymańska 1,
Aleksandra Cetwińska 1 ✉,
Dariusz Manasterski 1
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The discovery of an excavated cup with a glossy surface prompted reflection on the polishing of vessel surfaces and their mutual significance. We present the results of the application of three different polishing methods along with a reflection on their function and on the skills and ability of the potter...

Event Review: 40 years of cooperation between the University of Vienna and MAMUZ

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Franz Pieler 1
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The University of Vienna “Practice of Experimental Archaeology” course took place from June 30th to July 3rd at MAMUZ Schloss Asparn/Zaya. Under the guidance of their tutors, numerous students worked on the implementation of theoretical experiments that they had previously prepared and designed...