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How to Build an Earthen Oven — Savoring the Past

The existence of ovens like this is easily documented for the 18th century. In fact, just about every ancient culture had a very similar oven. There’s one particular wood cut illustration from medieval times depicting an earthen oven built on a wagon.

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The Dirt Under Our Fingernails

The Dirt Under Our Fingernails  (2015)

We spend the afternoon digging
clods of dirt
for the earth-oven.

Boot-heel spade, root-sinewed soil.
Down to the heavier
rust-red clay,

where the unborn memories play. 70 more words
Poetry

Building an earth oven

In mid-December I gave an earth oven building workshop at Juthour Arboretum. I am thankful and grateful for the fact that Juthour welcomed me in their space to give my first workshop in my home country. 308 more words

Earth Building

Video: The Science of History - Experimental Archaeology & Earth Oven Cooking

Archaeologists sometimes recreate technology from the past to understand how people lived. This is called experimental archaeology. In this video, we recreate an earth oven and cook catfish in it. 11 more words

Archaeology