CinBA textile researchers are holding a workshop in Vienna

CinBA textile researchers are holding a workshop on Friday 26th November 2010 at the Natural History Museum, Vienna. The event, in collaboration with Project Hall Impact (Natural History Museum Vienna), Project HallTex FWF (University of Applied Arts) and the EU-funded DressID Project, will bring together investigators to discuss the textiles from the important site of Hallstatt in Austria.

Program for Meeting

Session: Bronze Age Textiles in Europe
9:00 – 10:30

  • Clemens Eibner and Karina Grömer: Copper Mine Mitterberg – Textile Finds
  • Sophie Bergerbrant (CinBA, Copenhagen): Possibilities of Contextual Studies on Bronze Age Textiles
  • Lise Bender Jørgensen (CinBA, Trondheim): First results of the database of European Bronze Age textiles

Session: Studies on the Textiles from Hallstatt
11:00 – 12:30

  • Antoinette Rast-Eicher (CinBA, Ennenda): First results of the fibre measurement
  • Lena Hammarlund (CinBA, Göteborg): Presentation to visual grouping of the Hallstatt textiles
  • Regina Hofmann-de Keijzer and Anna Hartl (Project HallTex FWF): Dyestuff analysis on Hallstatt Textiles and experimental reconstruction of dyeing techniques

Session: Compilation Studies

  • Reschreiter Hans (NHM Vienna, Prehistoric Department): Hallstatt – salt-mine research
  • Kerstin Kowarik (Project Hall Impact): Hall-Impact-Project – The economic structures of the prehistoric saltmines of Hallstatt
  • Helga Rösel-Mautendorfer and Karina Grömer (NHM Vienna, Prehistoric Department): Textile production in prehistoric Austria – tools, sites, organisation
  • Manfred Schmitzberger (NHM Vienna, Archaeozoology): Lots of questions, precious few answers: some archaeozoological comments on prehistoric sheep in Central Europe
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