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The experiment and the umbrella - 10 years of experimental archaeology

Marianne Bloch Hansen (DK)

There seems to be two main discussions: one is of the term experimental archaeology as an overall title covering several activities, and the other, a discussion of the definition of the experiment by categories and terminology...

Anatomy of Prehispanic Bells - Study of an Ancient Lost Process

Raúl Ybarra (MX)

The elaboration of bells in the Prehispanic Era was of great importance due to the special meaning attributed to them in religious ceremonies. Today, knowledge of the techniques that were used in their fabrication is scant and lacking in detail. For that reason, the objective of the present study was to carry out a morphological study of bells from western Mexico...

Ancient wood, woodworking and wooden houses

J. M. Coles (UK)

1987 ESF Proceedings
The 1980s was the beginning of a boom in the construction of archaeologically inspired buildings inside and outside archaeological open-air museums.
*** This article introduces a record on the management and use of prehistoric woodland gained from the research of the Somerset Levels...

The scientific basis for the reconstruction of prehistoric and protohistoric houses

Peter J. Reynolds (UK)

1987 ESF Proceedings
The 1980s was the beginning of a boom in the construction of archaeologically inspired buildings inside and outside archaeological open-air museums.
*** The purpose of this paper was to explore the scientific basis of building reconstructions...

Publishing Archaeological Experiments: a quick guide for the uninitiated

Alan K. Outram (UK)

How to publish Experimental Archaeology?
*** As an academic archaeologist engaged in experimental archaeology, I frequently find myself frustrated by three different types of archaeological publication...

For the Reader’s Sake: Publishing Experimental Archaeology

James R. Mathieu (US)

How to publish Experimental Archaeology?
*** Archaeological experiments should be presented as concisely as possible, with a clear explanation of the reason (or justification) for the experiment and the significance (and limitations) of the results...

Remarks to the publication of archaeological experiments

Martin Schmidt (DE)

How to publish Experimental Archaeology?
*** Archaeological experiments are published in a large variety of ways. To me, it seems that most of these are experience focused rather than result oriented messages, or rather essays...

Presentation of Archaeology and Archaeological Experiment

Radomír Tichý (CZ)

How to publish Experimental Archaeology?
*** This article discusses the relationship between presentation of archaeology and archaeological experiment in open-air museums. Presentation of the results of archaeological research represents a wide range of activities...

Principles of experimental research in archaeology

Peter Kelterborn (CH)

How to publish Experimental Archaeology?
*** Summary from three previous publications by Peter Kelterborn. This article characterizes some basic aspects of carrying out an archaeological experiment...

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