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experimental archaeology

I have loved fortifications since I was a child. Who ever said geometry was of no use? This is the deadliest geometry of all. I think what always intrigues me is the ‘puzzle’ of attack and defence ie the sight-lines of movement/enfilade fire/stealthy approach etc. A child’s game of hide and seek but with the highest of stakes. Experimental archaeology is like playing that game but at a safe distance?

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