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Scientific Methods in Archaeology

Editor: Dr Kaare Lund Rasmussen

  1. Research article

    The freshwater reservoir effect in radiocarbon dating

    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...

    Bente Philippsen

    Heritage Science 2013 1:24

    Published on: 2 August 2013

  2. Research article

    Mercury in soil surrounding medieval human skeletons

    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 ...

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

    Heritage Science 2013 1:16

    Published on: 28 May 2013