Experimental Archaeology: Learning about Craft and Technology in the Past

A suite of learning resources for a range of objects and technologies spanning from Mesolithic to modern times

In 2017-2019 ARCH ran experimental archaeology workshops, exploring issues of craft and technology from Mesolithic to modern times. The workshops were filmed, and edited videos have been posted online describing the various crafts:

  • Green woodworking
  • Textiles through the Ages, focussing on tablet weaving
  • Flint Knapping
  • Carved Stone Balls
  • Bronze Age Pottery
  • Bronze Age Metalworking
  • Bone and Antler Working
  • Pictish Carved Stones
  • Viking Ring Money
  • Medieval Coinage
  • Lead Seals and Ropemaking
  • Telford Technology

Blogs were also posted, providing insights and further reading. Videos and blogs can be accessed via the ARCH website.

Posted on behalf of: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH)

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ARCH provides a range of opportunities for people interested in learning about and helping to preserve their heritage. See our website www.archhighland.org.uk for more information, or contact us on 077888 35466

Post Author: r.boyde