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Title Archaeology meets science : biomolecular investigations in Bronze Age Greece : the primary scientific evidence, 1997-2003 / edited by Yannis Tzedakis, Holley Martlew and Martin K. Jones
Published Oxford : Oxbow Books : Available from the David Brown Book Co., [2008]


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to the history of organic residue analysis / Curt W. Beck -- Certainty and doubt in organic residue analysis / Curt W. Beck and Edith Stout -- Analysis of organic remains in the fabric of Minoan and Mycenaean pottery sherds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry / Curt W. Beck [and others] -- Absorbed organic residues in pottery from the Minoan settlement of Pseira, Crete / Organic residue analysis: Pseira / Ruth F. Breston, Joe Palatinus and Curt W. Beck -- Organic residue analysis: Chrysokamino / Ruth F. Breston, Joe Palatinus and Curt W. Beck -- Chrysokamino: occupational health and the earliest medicines on Crete / Robert Arnott -- Organic residue analysis of ceramics from the Neolithic Cave of Gerani, West Crete / Oliver Craig -- Organic residues in pottery of the Bronze Age in Greece / the late John Evans-completed by Victor Garner -- Alternative approaches to organic residue analysis: the Early Hellenic Cemetery at Kalamaki; the Mycenaean settlement on Salamis; the Late Hellenic Cemetery at Sykia; Vivara, settlement of Punta d'Alaca, Bay of Naples, Italy / Victor Garner -- Atypical calcium carbonate precipitates in narrow-necked Late Hellenic jars: a potential indicator of organic residues / Andrew P. Gize [and others] -- The chemical identification of resinated wine and a mixed fermented beverage in Bronze Age pottery vessels of Greece / Patrick E. McGovern [and others] -- Stable isotope evidence of past human diet at the sites of the Neolithic Cave of Gerani: the Late Minoan III Cemetery of Armenoi; Grave Circles A and B at the Palace site of Mycenae; and the Late Hellenic Chamber Tombs / M.P. Richards and R.E.M. Hedges -- Stable isotope results from new sites in the Peloponnese: cemeteries at Sykia, Kalamaki and Spaliareika / M.P. Richards and E. Vika -- Protocols: ceramic artefacts and skeletal material / Holley Martlew -- Biomolecular archaeology in the Aegaen context: problems and prospects / Curt W. Beck [and others] -- Site descriptions and catalogue entries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bronze age -- Greece
Prehistoric peoples -- Food
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Bronze age
Prehistoric peoples -- Food
Koken (natuurkunde)
Bronsåldern -- Grekland.
880-01 Greece -- Antiquities.
880-01/(S Ελλάδα -- Αρχαιότητες
Griechenland (Altertum)
Grekland -- fornlämningar.
Form Electronic book
Author Tzedakis, Yannis
Τζεδάκης, Γιάννης.
Martlew, Holley
Jones, M. K. (Martin K.)
ISBN 9781782974543