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Science and archaeology; [papers] Robert H. Brill, editor.

; Brill, Robert H., editor
Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1971] .
ISBN 9780262020619, 0262020610

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
CC 75 .S95 1968 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
CC75 .S95 1968 Off-site
Off-Campus Shelving
CC75 .S95 1968 Available Request
Other Authors Brill, Robert H.,
Subjects Archaeological chemistry -- Congresses.
Archaeological chemistry.
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Archeraologie -- Merathodologie -- Congrès.
Archéologie -- Méthodologie -- Congrès.
Atlantic city -- Congrès -- 1968.
Chimie archéologique -- Congrès.
Description xi, 288 pages illustrations (some color), maps 29 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ancient methods of gilding silver : examples from the Old and the New worlds / Heather N. Lechtman -- The techniques of the Luristan smith, with post-symposium notes / Cyril Stanley Smith -- Ceramic analysis : the interrelations of methods; the relations of analysts and archaeologists / Anna O. Shepard -- A study of temperatures used in firing ancient Mesopotamian pottery / Frederick R. Matson -- Egyptian blue as a pigment and ceramic material / W.T. Chase -- Calclacite and other efflorescent salts on objects stored in wooden museum cases / Elisabeth West FitzHugh and Rutherford J. Gettens -- Analyses of some metal artifacts from ancient Afghanistan / Earle R. Caley -- Compositions of some copper-based coins of Augustus and Tiberius / Giles F. Carter -- Trace impurity patterns in copper ores and artifacts / P.R. Fields [and others] -- Rapid nondestructive activation analysis of silver in coins / Adon A. Gordus -- Two examples of the use of chemical analysis in the solution of archaeological problems / E.T. Hall -- High-resolution gamma ray spectroscopic analyses of fine orange pottery / Edward V. Sayre and Lui-Heung Chan. Appendix: Comments on the archaeological background and implications / Jeremy A. Sabloff -- Pottery analysis by neutron activation / I. Perlman and Frank Asaro -- Compositional categories of some English and American pottery of the American colonial period / Jacqueline S. Olin and Edward V. Sayre -- Analysis of American obsidians by X-ray fluorescence and neutron activation analysis / F.H. Stross [and others] -- Activation analysis identification of the geologic origins of prehistoric obsidian artifacts / Adon A. Gordus, James B. Griffin and Gary A. Wright -- Determination of the origin of Greek amber artifacts by computer classification of infrared spectra / Curt W. Beck [and others] -- Potential of thermoluminescence dating / Elizabeth K. Ralph and Mark C. Han -- The colonial obsidian industry of the Valley of Mexico / Joseph W. Michels -- Gas chromatography methods for bone fluorine and nitrogen composition / Donald W. Groff -- Applications of solid-state nuclear track detectors to archaeology / R. Walker [and others].
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)156438
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