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Use Wear And Residue Analysis In Archaeology

Author : João Manuel Marreiros
ISBN : 9783319082578
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This book is designed to act as a readily accessible guide to different methods and techniques of use-wear and residue analysis and therefore includes a wide range of different and complementary essential topics: experimental tests, observation and record methods and techniques and the interpretation of a diversity of tool types and worked raw materials. The onset of use-wear studies was marked by the development of theory, method and techniques in order to infer prehistoric tools functionality and, therefore, understand human technological, social and cultural behavior. The last decade of functional studies, use-wear and residue analysis have been aimed at the observation, recording and interpretation of different activities and worked materials found on archaeological tools made on different types of organic and non-organic materials. This international group of contributions will be fundamental for all researchers and students of the discipline.

An Integration Of The Use Wear And Residue Analysis For The Identification Of The Function Of Archaeological Stone Tools

Author : Christina Lemorini
ISBN : 140731288X
Genre : Social Science
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The book publishes the proceedings of the workshop held in Rome in March 2012 that was intended to bring together archaeologists, scientists and students involved in the study of use-wear traces on prehistoric stone tools and/or in the identification of micro residues that might be present in them in order to hypothesize their function. Use-wear analysis carried out with microscopic analysis at low or high magnification is, at present, a settled procedure. The individuation and identification of residues is attempted using morphological and chemical techniques, these latter divided between invasive and non-invasive. Each employed technique has its own advantages and limitations. Both traces and residues analysis require a comparison to useful replicas. Even with regard to the making of replicas, no shared protocol exists. The workshop underlined the necessity to outline the basis for developing a common protocol concerning both analysis procedures and replicas realization. The adoption of consistent methods will make it possible for data obtained by multiple researchers to become interchangeable.

Lithic Use Wear Analysis

Author : Brian Hayden
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035743454
Genre : History
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Includes papers by J. Kamminga which has been annotated separately.

Lithic Analysis

Author : George H. Odell
ISBN : 9781441990099
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This practical volume does not intend to replace a mentor, but acts as a readily accessible guide to the basic tools of lithic analysis. The book was awarded the 2005 SAA Award for Excellence in Archaeological Analysis. Some focuses of the manual include: history of stone tool research; procurement, manufacture and function; assemblage variability. It is an incomparable source for academic archaeologists, cultural resource and heritage management archaeologists, government heritage agencies, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of archaeology focused on the prehistoric period.

Archaeology In Practice

Author : Jane Balme
ISBN : 9781405148863
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Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses offers students in archaeology laboratory courses a detailed and invaluable how-to manual of archaeological methods and provides insight into the breadth of modern archaeology. Written by specialists of material analyses, whose expertise represents a broad geographic range Includes numerous examples of applications of archaeological techniques Organized by material types, such as animal bones, ceramics, stone artifacts, and documentary sources, or by themes, such as dating, ethics, and report writing Written accessibly and amply referenced to provide readers with a guide to further resources on techniques and their applications Enlivened by a range of boxed case studies throughout the main text

Electronic Imaging The Visual Arts Eva 2015 Florence

Author : Cappellini, Vito
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Sono presentate le tematiche relative alle Tecnologie dell’Informazione per i Beni Culturali: sistemi multimediali, archivi, protezione dei dati, accesso ai contenuti digitali, gallerie virtuali. Particolare rilievo è riservato alle immagini digitali (Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts), che riguardano le istituzioni culturali (musei, biblioteche, palazzi – monumenti, siti archeologici). La conferenza internazionale è articolata nelle seguenti sessioni: Attività di interesse generale strategico; Nuove Tecnologie e Applicazioni; Nuovi Sviluppi Tecnologici 2D-3D e Applicazioni; Gallerie Virtuali – Musei Digitali e relative Iniziative; Accesso alle Informazioni relative ai Beni Culturali. Due Workshops riguardano: la Collaborazione Internazionale; l’Innovazione e l’Impresa.

Archaeological Science Under A Microscope

Author : Michael Haslam
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These highly varied studies, spanning the world, demonstrate how much modern analyses of microscopic traces on artifacts are altering our perceptions of the past. Ranging from early humans to modern kings, from ancient Australian spears or Mayan pots to recent Maori cloaks, the contributions demonstrate how starches, raphides, hair, blood, feathers, resin and DNA have become essential elements in archaeology¿s modern arsenal for reconstructing the daily, spiritual, and challenging aspects of ancient lives and for understanding human evolution. The book is a fitting tribute to Tom Loy, the pioneer of residue studies and gifted teacher who inspired and mentored these exciting projects.

Archaeology Of Food

Author : Karen Bescherer Metheny
ISBN : 9780759123663
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This indispensable resource provides an illustrated introduction to and overview of the archaeological study of food and foodways today.

Understanding Stone Tools And Archaeological Sites

Author : Brian Patrick Kooyman
ISBN : 0826323332
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This generously illustrated instructional guide explains the examination and analysis of stone tools and stone-tool sites anywhere in the world. Lithics expert Brian P. Kooyman explores the production, function, and context of stone tools to understand how human cultures used lithic tools at particular sites and to give readers the practical skills for lithic and site analysis. The guide covers manufacturing techniques, lithic types and materials, reduction strategies and techniques, worldwide lithic technology, production variables, meaning of form, and usewear and residue analysis. The author draws on extensive field work in North America, particularly at Head-Smashed-In in Alberta, Canada. However, the thery, methodology, and analysis applies to the investigation of stone tools and lithic sites worldwide.

Archaeology At Graman Sites B1 And B4

Author : Philip Gerard Boot
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Use wear and residue analysis of stone tools found in the Ottleys Creek Valley, in the Moree Inverell area; backed blades; eloueras; grindstones; hatchets; grinding grooves.

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