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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Interpretations of Artifacts and Ecofacts

Grace Turner.

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 10360 words.

Interpretation of this heavily disturbed archaeological site relied on the excavated material culture. Detailed analysis was done on the ceramics, glass, and faunal remains. These artifacts...

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Material Visions

Stacy C. Kozakavich.

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 9720 words.

Artifacts made, bought, and used within past intentional communities demand careful interpretation. They may reaffirm or challenge our long-held ideas about a group, and as mute witnesses...

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Marcus Simaika

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein.

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 240 pages.

Marcus Pasha Simaika (1864–1944) was born to a prominent Coptic family on the eve of the inauguration of the Suez Canal and the British occupation of Egypt. From a young age he developed a...

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