Tine Schenck is an Archaeologist with an MPhil in Archaeology and an MA in Experimental Archaeology. Her Ph.D at the University of Exeter; explored the methodology of Experimental Archaeology in regards to researching lost organic materials and 'invisible' technologies.



Her previous research includes various container technologies such as baskets, birch bark vessels and ceramics.



She is also interested in the method and theory of Experimental Archaeology and has engaged in public participation for the purpose of educational analysis.



She tested hafting types for TRB halberds in the project- Dimensions of Functionality in Prehistoric Societies with Christian Horn at the University of Gothenburg. Click here for external link to pilot project video.



Tine has also produced items for display and for hands-on education. Click for a selected display.





Selected publications


Schenck and Groom. 2016.

The aceramic production of Betula pubescens (downy birch) bark tar using simple raised structures. A viable Neanderthal technique?

Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, (), 1-11




Groom, Schenck and Pedersen.


Experimental explorations into the aceramic dry distillation of Betula pubescens (downy birch) bark tar. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Vol 7(1).



Experimenting with the unknown. Acta Archaeologica Lundensia 62



Why were they pots? Lambert Academic Press.



Can we involve the public in experimental research?EXAR Bilanz 2009. © 2012


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