Küchelmann, Hans Christian & Zidarov, Petar (2005): Let’s skate together! Skating on Bones in the Past and Today. in: Luik, Heidi / Choyke, Alice M. / Batey, Colleen / Lougas, Lembi (eds.): From Hooves to Horns, from Mollusc to Mammoth – Manufacture and Use of Bone Artefacts from Prehistoric Times to the Present – Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group at Tallinn, 26th–31st of August 2003, Muinasaja teadus 15, 425-445, Tallinn
Replicas of three different pairs of bone skates were reproduced after medieval finds and intensively tested under different conditions, applying techniques described and illustrated in historical sources and ethnographic descriptions. While the main focus of this paper are the experiences from replicating and using skates, some new evidence about chronology and geographical distribution is added as well as a comparison of the surface alterations observed on archaeological bone skate finds and the replicas.
Küchelmann, Hans Christian & Zidarov, Petar (2005): Let’s skate together! Eislaufen auf Schlittknochen in der Vergangenheit und heute, German translation of article above
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Article by Lena Wöhlke, Berliner Zeitung, 27. 12. 2005, page 13