Category Archives: Experimental Archaeology

Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown

cross posted from http://news.yahoo.com/press-call-first-experimental-archaeology-bronze-age-boat-171213120.html?goback=.gde_815227_member_217483070   Press Call: A First for Experimental Archaeology – Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown PRWeb – Thu, Feb 28, 2013    A unique project to recreate a 4000 year old boat will reach its … Continue reading

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Cornwall Witchcraft Excavations 2011

Cornwall Witchcraft Excavations 2011, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: Assisting with the Saveok Water Archaeology Fieldschool for the summer of 2011. Photos from my time there – June 1st through August 16th, 2011. www.archaeologyonline.org

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“Haitian Horror” by Thomas Baurley

Haitian Zombification A treatise in 1989 on “Haitian Zombies”. Exploring Wade Davis’ work in Haiti with the compound made from tetrodotoxin utilized by witch doctors in creating real-life zombies as slaves. Baurley, Thomas: 1989 Haitian Horror: Zombification as Myth or … Continue reading

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Saveok Water Archaeological Site

  Saveok Mill Archaeological Site Saveok Mill Site Greenbottom, Cornwall, England * http://www.archaeologyonline.org/index.html * A small local farm in Greenbottom, Saveok Mill has placed itself on the archaeological map when resident Jacqui Wood discovered very curious archaeological features in her … Continue reading

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The Orkney Hood

  The Orkney Hood Reconstruction by Jacqui Wood:         During my visit to Saveok Mill, I was enlightened by one of Jacqui Wood’s Experimental Archaeology Projects … when she was commissioned to create a replica/reconstruction of Britain’s … Continue reading

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