Open Firing – Video Resources

An Experimental Three-Stage Open-Firing

A video record of an experimental firing combining elements from previous open-firing projects.

Open-Firing: A Practice-Based Approach to Understanding Prehistoric Firing Technologies.

This video gives an introduction to the theory and technology of open-firing, mostly from an archaeological perspective. It is taken from a lecture given to the Archaeological Society of Malta in March 2022.

Formulating Clay Bodies for Rapid Open-Firing

A video which focuses on the importance of clay bodies in open-firing practice. It was presented as a paper for the 12th Conference for Experimental Archaeology – EAC12, in March 2021.