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Scientific Methods in Archaeology

Editor: Dr Kaare Lund Rasmussen

  1. Content type: Research article

    Six ethnographic museum resins with documented adhesive, medicinal and narcotic uses have been analysed by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS) as a step towards understanding the role of specific resi...

    Authors: Fiona Bradshaw

    Citation: Heritage Science 2013 1:36

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The study of archaeological artefacts using deployed in situ analytical instruments presents some obvious advantages. Including, obtaining an immediate feedback that can be used to redefine in real-time fieldwork...

    Authors: Ricardo Fernandes, Bertil JH van Os and Hans DJ Huisman

    Citation: Heritage Science 2013 1:30

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The freshwater reservoir effect can result in anomalously old radiocarbon ages of samples from lakes and rivers. This includes the bones of people whose subsistence was based on freshwater fish, and pottery in...

    Authors: Bente Philippsen

    Citation: Heritage Science 2013 1:24

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Studying medieval skeletons is a direct way to obtain information about life in medieval societies with very little other information available about the living conditions of ordinary people. In this paper we ...

    Authors: Kaare Lund Rasmussen, Lilian Skytte, Nadja Ramseyer and Jesper Lier Boldsen

    Citation: Heritage Science 2013 1:16

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