Iron in Archaeology Conference in Praha

UrbNet represented at the conference "Iron in Archaeology".

2017.05.29 | Christina Levisen

Schematic drawing of the bloomery process in a shaft furnace of the Loděnice type (Pleiner 1958, Obr. 44).

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch and PhD student Ema Bauzyte will both be presenting their research at the International ‘Iron in Archaeology’ conference in Prague this week, celebrating the 50th year of the Comité Pour la Sidérurgie Ancienne/The Committee for Ancient Iron (CPSA).

Tom Birch (paper): 30 May

A VIKING HOARD OF IRON BLOOMS: IRON PRODUCTION AT A CHIEFTAIN’S FARM IN VATNSFJÖRÐUR, NORTHWEST ICELAND 

Ema Bauzyte (poster): 1 June

EAST AFRICAN IRON PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS IN 7TH‐10TH CENTURIES AD

Conference, History and archaeology