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From numbers to technology to people: archaeometallurgical investigations and cities at UrbNet

Lecture by Postdoc Vana Orfanou.

2019.01.30 | Astrid Leed Strauss

Date Tue 26 Feb
Time 16:00 17:00
Location Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet), Aarhus University, Moesgård Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark (Building 4230-232).

Abstract

 

The presentation will give an overview of the non-ferrous archaeometallurgical investigations focusing on key sites of UrbNet’s research focus, i.e. Ribe and Jerash. Interim results have been presented in the past. Upon completion of the two projects, conclusions about the behaviour of people in the respective sites drawn from inferences about technology made on analytical results will be discussed.

The lecture will be followed by a wine reception.

History and archaeology, Nature and technology, Lecture/talk