Science in archaeology; a comprehensive survey of progress and research. Edited by Don Brothwell and Eric Higgs. With a foreword by Grahame Clark.

; Higgs, E. S. (Eric Sidney), 1908-1976, editor
New York, Basic Books [1963] .

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Other Authors Higgs, E. S. 1908-1976,
Subjects Archaeology -- Methodology.
Description 595 pages illustrations 26 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Archaeology and dating -- Analytical methods of dating bones -- Radiocarbon dating -- Obsidian dating -- Archaeomagnetism -- The potassium-argon dating of Upper Tertiary and Pleistocene deposits -- Dating basalts -- Dating pottery by thermoluminescence -- Environmental studies and archaeology -- The significance of deep-sea cores -- Soil silhouettes -- Soil, stratification, and environment -- Cave sediments and prehistory -- Pollen analysis -- Wood and charcoal in archaeology -- The condition of "wood" in archaeological sites -- Dendrochronology -- Palaeoethnobotany -- Diet as revealed by coprolites -- Fauna -- A scrap of bone -- Osteo-archaeology -- The rate of evolution -- The cave hyena, an essay in statistical analysis -- The science and history of domestic animals -- The ageing of domestic animals -- The origins of the dog -- The palaeopathology of Pleistocene and more recent mammals -- Bird remains in archaeology -- Remains of fishes and other aquatic animals -- Non-marine mollusca and archaeology
The biology of earlier human populations -- Microscopy and prehistoric bone -- Sex determination in earlier man -- Estimation of age and mortality -- Stature in earlier races of mankind -- Cremations -- The palaeopathology of human skeletal remains -- The radiological examination of human remains -- The study of mummified and dried human tissues -- The hair of earlier peoples -- Palaeoserology -- Blood groups and prehistory -- Artifacts -- A statistical analysis of flint artifacts -- Petrological examination -- Some aspects of ceramic technology -- Optical emission spectroscopy and the study of metallurgy in the European Bronze Age -- Microscopic studies of ancient metals -- The analytical study of glass in archaeology -- Remains derived from skin -- Fibres of archaeological interest : their examination and identification -- Magnetic location -- Resistivity surveying.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)390271
(OCoLC)ocm00390271
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WorldCat Identities Brothwell, Don R.,
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