THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF FIRE

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF FIRE

Understanding Fire as Material Culture

Szerkesztette: Dragos Gheorghiu, George Nash

Archaeolingua, 2007

 

This publication investigates the role of fire in prehistory.

Dragos Gheorghiu is professor of cultural anthropology and prehistoric art at National University of Arts, Bucharest. Since 2000 he directed the Vadastra project on experimental archaeology focussed on pyrotechnologies. He was advisory editor for Antiquity, editor of Experimental Pyrotechnology Group Newsletter and published in BAR and Kluwer Academic on Chalcolithic material culture. Among the books he edited in BAR are The Fire in Archaeology (2002), Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Hydrostrategies (2003) and Ceramic Studies (2006).

George Nash is a visiting fellow and lectures at the Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, England. He is also principal archaeologist at SLR Consulting (Shrewsbury) where he works within the private sector. He has worked in northern Europe, North America, Romania, Indonesia and the Iberian Peninsula, researching mainly prehistoric art and hunter-gatherer societies. He has published a number of books including recently The Architecture of Death: The Neolithic Chambered Tombs of Wales (2006) and Looking Beyond the Castle Walls (2006).

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Tartalomjegyzék:

List of Figures
Preface
Dragos Gheorghiu – George Nash
Firemaker!
Dragos Gheorghiu
Between Material Culture and Phenomenology: The Archaeology of a Chalcolithic Fire-powered Machine
Anthony Harding
Hearth and Oven in Early Iron Age Sobiejuchy, Central Poland
Ulla Odgaard
The Fireplace as Centre of Life
Paula Purhonen
The Symbolic Meanings of Cremation Burial
Raimond Thörn
Great Rows of Fire: The Linearity of Hearths and Cooking Pits in Southern Scandinavia
George Nash
Lighting-up the End of the Passage: The Way Megalithic Art Was Viewed and Experienced
Marie-Chantal Frère-Sautot
Semiological Discourse on the Process of Reduction of Copper Ore in the Copper and Bronze Ages
Françoise Audouze
Uses of Fire at the Magdalenian Site of Verberie, France
Ann-Marie Kroll-Lerner
Keep the Yurt Fires Burning: Ethnographic Accounts and Religious Myths Surrounding Indigenous Fire Use in Western Siberia
Kevin Andrews
Sophisticated Fire: Understanding Bonfi re Pyrotechnologies in Iron Age France
Ralph Rowlett
Detecting Ancient Fires and Simple Fireplaces in the Old World
Roberta Robin Dods
Pyrotechnology and Landscapes of Plenty in the Northern Boreal
Participants and their Affiliation
Ajánlatunk Önnek!
Adatok
ISBN
978-963-8046-79-6
Kiadó
Archaeolingua
VTSZ
4 901
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