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Reflections on “From Every Object A Story”

On October 19th and 20th, I attended the Later Prehistoric Finds Group (LPFG) conference: From Every Object A Story. This conference offered the rare opportunity for all of those of us around the country studying all objects of the Bronze and Iron Ages to get together and basically nerd out.


Bronze Age Hot-shorts (but not as Google knows them)

I predominantly consider myself a social archaeologist. I kindof slipped and fell into Experimental Archaeology and I now find the same thing happening with material science and the overall topic of Archaeometallurgy, so I thought I’d lay out some of the things I’m encountering, mostly to formulate my findings to coherently, but also to encourage anyone reading this to point out if I’m on the right track or completely wrong. (more…)