9782881246326

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

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    9782881246326

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    288124632X

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  • Copyright: 1993-11-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
I. INTRODUCTION
Why Study Artifacts? An Interdisciplinary Approach
3(14)
Sarah U. Wisseman
Wendell S. Williams
II. ANCIENT TECHNOLOGIES AND EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY
From Pots to People: Ceramic Production in the Ancient Mediterranean
17(24)
Sarah U. Wisseman
The Diffusion of Technological Knowledge: A Case Study in North American Ceramic Analysis
41(18)
Thomas J. Riley
Philip Hopke
Rodger Martin
James Porter
Invention, Thought, and Process: Strategies in Iron Tool Production
59(12)
Charles Keller
Classics and Technology: A Reevaluation of Heron's First Century A.D. Steam Engine
71(16)
Paul Keyser
III. ORGANIC MATERIALS AND THE RECONSTRUCTION OF EARLY ENVIRONMENTS
Can Elemental Analysis of Archaeological Skeletons Determine Past Diet and Health?
87(12)
Linda L. Klepinger
Plants and People: An Introduction to Paleoethnobotany
99(22)
Margaret van de Guchte
Richard Edging
History, Identification, and Characterization of Old World Fibers and Dyes
121(36)
Mastura Raheel
IV. MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS
Science and the Art Museum: The Analysis of Archaeological Materials
157(30)
Wendell S. Williams
X-Ray Vision: The Recovery of Early Medieval Ironwork
187(12)
Barbara Oehlschlaeger-Garvey
Henry Maguire
Wendell S. Williams
Richard Keen
Saving the Monuments of the Athenian Acropolis
199(18)
Eric C. Freund
Imaging the Past: Nondestructive Analysis of an Egyptian Mummy
217(18)
Sarah U. Wisseman
Contributors 235(4)
Glossary of Technical Terms 239(6)
Index 245

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