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The 10 Greatest Modern-Day Recreations of Ancient Technologies


Experimental archaeology is a field of study in which scholars attempt to recreate functional implements of ancient technologies. Alasdair Wilkins of io9 has a roundup of ten such efforts, including the Butser Ancient Farm. This is a working farm in Britain using pre-Roman conquest Iron Age technology.

Link | Butser Ancient Farm | Photo: Butser Ancient Farm

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When I was tiny and stupid, and I wanted to rule the world, one of my plans was to force archaeologists to do just this.

So yeah.
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