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Author Herz, Norman, 1923-

Title Geological Methods for Archaeology
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents Contents; Foreword; 1 The Scope of Archaeological Geology; 2 Geomorphology in Archaeology; 3 Sediments and Soils; 4 Chemical Methods; 5 Radioactive Methods; 6 Radiation-Damage, Cosmogenic, and Atom-Counting Methods; 7 Other Chronological Methods; 8 Archaeogeophysical Exploration; 9 Soil Phosphate in Archaeological Surveys; 10 Archaeological Materials: Rocks and Minerals; 11 Instrumental Analytical Techniques; 12 Metallic Minerals and Archaeological Geology; 13 Ceramics; 14 Applications of Stable Isotopes in Archaeological Geology; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P
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Summary This study discusses the application of geological methods and theory to archaeology. Covering appropriate methods and techniques taken from geology, geophysics, geochemistry and geochronology, it shows the practicality and importance of the techniques' use in solving archaeological problems
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Author Garrison, Ervan G.
ISBN 0198025114 (electronic bk.)
9780198025115 (electronic bk.)