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Archaeological Chemistry: Materials, Methods, and Meaning
     

Archaeological Chemistry: Materials, Methods, and Meaning

by Kathryn A. Jakes
 

ISBN-10: 0841238103

ISBN-13: 9780841238107

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: American Chemical Society

This book provides examples of analytical methods in a variety of archaeological materials. It presents analytical techniques that incur no visible destruction of the artifact under examination. Using patterns in the analytical data derived from a wide variety of analytical methods, different components of past human behavior are inferred, including diet,

Overview

This book provides examples of analytical methods in a variety of archaeological materials. It presents analytical techniques that incur no visible destruction of the artifact under examination. Using patterns in the analytical data derived from a wide variety of analytical methods, different components of past human behavior are inferred, including diet, technology of manufacture, source of raw materials, trade routes, and determination of age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841238107
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
ACS Symposium Series , #831
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Archaeological Chemistry: Materials, Methods, and Meaning, Kathryn A. Jakes
2. Potential for Virtually Nondestructive Radiocarbon and Stable Carbon Isotopic Analyses on Perishable Archaeological Artifacts, Karen L. Steelman and Marvin W. Rowe
3. Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Radiocarbon Ages of an Oxalate Accretion and Rock Paintings at Toca do Serrote da Bastiana, Brazil, Karen L. Steelman, Richard Rickman, Marvin W. Rowe, Thomas W. Boutton, Jon Russ, and Niéde Guidon
4. Measuring Lead Isotope Ratios in Majolica from New Spain Using a Nondestructive Technique, Susan Reslewic and James H. Burton
5. Characterization of Arcaheological Materials by Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry, Robert J. Speakman, Hector Neff, Michael D. Glascock, and Barry J. Higgins
6. Modern and Ancient Resins from Africa and the Americas, Joseph B. Lambert, Yuyang Wu, and Jorge A. Santiago-Blay
7. Characterizations and Radiocarbon Dating of Archaeological Resins from Southeast Asia, C.D. Lampert, I.C. Glover, C.P. Heron, B. Stern, R. Shoocongdej, and G.B. Thompson
8. Analysis of Glass Beads and Glass Recovered from an Early 17th-Century Glassmaking House in Amsterdam, K. Karklins, R.G.V. Hancock, J. Baart, M.L. Sempowski, J.-F. Moreau, D. Barham, S. Aufreiter, and I. Kenyon
9. Morphology and Microstructure of Marine Silk Fibers, Rekha Srinivasan and Kathryn A. Jakes
10. Electron Spin Resonance Studies to Explore the Thermal History of Archaeological Objects, Robert G. Hayes and Mark R. Schurr
11. Geochemical Analysis of Obsidian and the Reconstruction of Trade Mechanisms in the Early Neolithic Period of the Western Mediterranean, Robert H. Tykot
12. Chemical, Technological and Social Aspects of Pottery Manufacture in the La Quemada Region of Northwest Mexico, E. Christian Wells and Ben A. Nelson
13. Trace Element Analysis and Its Role in Analyzing Ceramics in the Eastern Woodlands, Christina B. Rieth
14. Contribution of Stable Isotope Analysis to Understanding Dietary Variation among the Maya, Robert H. Tykot
15. Chemical Compositions of Chinese Coins of Emperor Ch'ien Lung (Qian Long) and Annamese Coins of Emperor Thanh Thai via Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence, Tiffany Gaines, Eric McGrath, Vincent Iduma, Renee Kuzava, Sarah Frederick, and Mark Benvenuto

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