Journals Higher Education

$277.00

Hardcover

26 September 2002

272 Pages | 77 halftones, line illus & maps

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780841238107


Bookseller Code (06)

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Archaeological Chemistry

Materials, Methods, and Meaning

Edited by Kathryn A. Jakes

American Chemical Society

ACS Symposium Series

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.

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