Isotopic Landscapes in Bioarchaeology

Isotopic Landscapes in Bioarchaeology

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ISBN-13: 9783662569177
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/26/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Unanswered Questions in the Evolution of Biomineralization.- Complexities of the Ancient Mortuary Rite of Cremation: An Osteoarchaeological Conundrum.- Bones, Rocks, and Flames: Mineralogy and Petrology of Slags and Cremated Bones from Ritual Immolation Sites in Tyrol.- Radiocarbon Dating of Cremated Finds: An Overview.- Mineralogic Characterisation of Archaeological Bone.- Assessing the ‘local’ 87Sr/86Sr Ratio for Humans.- Determination of Geo-dependent Bio-available 87Sr/86Sr Isotopic Ratios for Archaeoelogical Sites from the Inn Valley (Austria) – a Model Calculation.- Provenancing Bronze: Exclusion, Inclusion, Uniqueness, and Occam’s Razor.- Linking Oxygen Isotopes of Animal-bone Phosphate with Altimetry – Results from Archaeological Finds from a Transect in the Alps.- Oxygen and Hydrogen Stable Isotopes in Earth’s Hydrologic Cycle.- Toward an Integrated Isotope Zooarchaeology.- Assigning Elephant Ivory with Stable Isotopes.- Towards Predicting Places of Origin from Isotopic Fingerprints – A case study on the Mobility of People in the Central European Alps.

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