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Elpidia Giovanna Fregni MSc
I am in the process of completing my PhD thesis at the University of Sheffield which incorporated structured experiments involving replica
I regularly demonstrate Bronze Age metallurgy at Heeley City Farm, an experimental farm in Sheffield that provides space for students to conduct .
I am also a member of Umha Aois, a group of artists, archaeologists and researchers who for an annual symposium to explore a specific aspect of Bronze Age metalworking. Past programs have included into single valve moulds, and reconstructing Late Bronze Age sheet cauldrons.
I have been successful in my experiments because I have focused on an archaeological question that needed to be addressed and then structured the around the available along with modern analytical techniques in order to provide qualified and quantified data for my research.
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