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Scientific Methods in Archaeology

Editor: Dr Kaare Lund Rasmussen

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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