The Valkyries’ Loom

“An impressive presentation of Viking Age and medieval textile production in the North Atlantic, especially in Iceland and Greenland. All aspects have been examined: methods of spinning, weaving, dates, yarn, contemporary climate, as well as who did the work and for what purpose.”—Birgitta Linderoth Wallace, author of Westward Vikings: The Saga of L’Anse Aux Meadows “Hayeur … Continue reading The Valkyries’ Loom

Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands

“This elegantly simple model is an innovative approach to visualizing interregional interaction in the ancient world. An original and significant contribution.”—Bradley J. Parker, coeditor of New Perspectives on Household Archaeology   “A most welcome contribution to the study of relationships between sociocultural units. I look forward to seeing this model used by archaeologists worldwide.”—Patricia A. Urban, … Continue reading Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands