Microarchaeology: Beyond the Visible Archaeological Recordby Stephen Weiner
The archaeological record is a combination of what is seen by eye, as well as the microscopic record revealed with the help of instrumentation.See more details below
The archaeological record is a combination of what is seen by eye, as well as the microscopic record revealed with the help of instrumentation.
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Table of Contents
1. Archaeology, archaeological science and microarchaeology; 2. Information embedded in the microscopic record; 3. Completeness of the archaeological record; 4. Common mineral components of the archaeological record; 5. Biological materials: bones and teeth; 6. Biological materials: phytoliths, diatoms, eggshells, otoliths and mollusk shells; 7. Reconstructing pyrotechnological processes; 8. Biological molecules and macromolecules: protected niches; 9. Ethnoarchaeology of the microscopic record: learning from the present; 10. Absolute dating: assessing the quality of a date; 11. Reading the microscopic record on-site; 12. Infrared spectroscopy in archaeology.
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