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Acoustic Remote Sensing in Maritime Archaeology

Rory Quinn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

December 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 8282 words.

This article offers an introduction to acoustic remote sensing. In shipwreck studies, acoustic remote sensing has traditionally been used for reconnaissance surveys and for site relocation....

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Acoustic Remote Sensing in Maritime Archaeology

Rory Quinn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 8271 words.

This article offers an introduction to acoustic remote sensing. In shipwreck studies, acoustic remote sensing has traditionally been used for reconnaissance surveys and for site relocation....

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Across a Spectrum of Inequality

Ryan P. Harrod, Debra L. Martin and Misty Fields.

in Bones of Complexity

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 9679 words.

This chapter involves a comparison of skeletal stress markers, violence, and social inequality in two case studies drawn from hierarchically organized, ancestral Puebloan groups in the U.S....

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Activity Indicator Facets

Elizabeth Weiss.

in Reading the Bones

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 5693 words.

This chapter covers activity indicator facets, which are extra facets, facet extensions, or fossae near joints that have been associated with habitual activities. Many activity indicator...

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Administrative Realities

Wouter F.M. Henkelman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran

June 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 9404 words.

The administration of the Persepolis region is revealed in two groups of cuneiform tablets, written predominantly in Elamite and Aramaic, that were excavated at Persepolis in the 1930s by...

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Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage An Exceptional Case?

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel and Kathryn Walker Tubb.

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

August 2006; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 3661 words.

This chapter reports several aspects of archaeological, legal, ethical, and political debates of Afghanistan's cultural heritage. It starts by summarizing Afghanistan's intriguing history....

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Analytical Drawing

Prabodh Shirvalkar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Archaeology. 4254 words.

Analytical techniques and research methodologies for archaeological ceramic analysis have changed drastically over time; however, the way we record and represent ceramics graphically has...

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Ancient Dna Research on Wetland Archaeological Evidence

Angela Schlumbaum and Ceiridwen J. Edwards.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Prehistoric Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 6564 words.

This chapter begins by defining ancient DNA and providing a brief history of ancient DNA and its potential for archaeology, followed by discussions of the technological aspects of ancient...

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Applied Archaeology in the Americas

Jago Cooper and Lindsay Duncan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Archaeology by Region; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Historical Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 8125 words.

This chapter considers the role of archaeology in creating solutions for coping with the impacts of global environmental change, illustrated by cases from Latin America. Past examples of...

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Archaeobotany

Stefanie Jacomet.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Environmental Archaeology. 8314 words.

Archaeobotanical research focuses on the study of past people–plant relationships. This includes a reconstruction of the diet, subsistence, agricultural strategies, social and cultural role...

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