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1974 Johnson-Lion Canyon Project, Report of Investigation I (1975)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Paul R. Nickens. B. G. Harrill. C. D. Breternitz. A. D. Reed. J. Brown.

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Ancient Maya Trade and Communication as Evidence by Petrographic and Iconographic Analysis of Unit-Stamped Pottery (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only E. Cory Sills. Linda Howie. Heather McKillop.

The Paynes Creek salt works of southern Belize were a massive industry for the production of salt for trade with inland Maya consumers during the Classic period (A.D. 300-900). The salt workers lived elsewhere, perhaps at the nearby trading port of Wild Cane Cay, which was a large contemporary settlement. The infrastructure of production includes wooden buildings preserved below the sea floor. The majority of artifacts recovered from survey and excavations consist of briquetage—locally-made...


Appendix 1: An Analysis of Thin Sections of 16 Potsherds from Bovine Bluff (26 Ck 3130) in the Bovine Bluff Site: an Early Puebloan Site In the Upper Moapa Valley (1985)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Margaret M. Lyneis.

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Appendix C: Dating of Obsidian Artifacts (1986)
DOCUMENT Citation Only J. E. Ericson.

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Applications of Stereologic Methods in Standardizing Information On the Inclusions In Grog-Tempered Prehistoric Ceramics at the Toltec Site, 3Ln42 (1979)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jeyne Bennett.

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Archaeological Survey of the Chuska Valley and the Chaco Plateau, New Mexico, Part I (1967)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Arthur H. Harris. Others.

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Archeological Investigations at Hueco Tauks State Park, El Paso County, Texas (1980)
DOCUMENT Citation Only George Kegley.

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Basalt Pb Isotope Analysis and the Prehistoric Settlement of Polynesia (1995)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marshall I. Weisler. Jon D. Woodhead.

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Chemical Characterization and Provenance of Manu'a Adz Material Using a Non-Destructive X-Ray Fluorescence Technique (1993)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marshall Weisler.

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Chronological Changes in Pottery Production in the Phoenix Basin: Evidence from La Villa (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James Heidke. Mary Ownby.

Recent excavations at La Villa recovered a large quantity of pottery that spanned a broad range of time from the Vakhi (ca. A.D. 500-700) to Early Sacaton phase (ca. A.D. 950-1020). Binocular and petrographic analysis of this corpus provides insights into changes in pottery production and distribution in the Phoenix Basin, particularly for Hohokam decorated ceramic types. The results from examining early red-on-gray through red-on-gray/buff sherds indicates those vessels were made with crushed...


Cooking vessels of the early medieval village of Miranduolo, Tuscany: a petrographic study (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Veronica Testolini.

Excavations at Miranduolo, Tuscany revealed a substantial Medieval settlement and castle, with a rich architectural and ceramic sequence from the 7th-13th century. The ceramic record is dominated by coarseware, mainly cooking pots, which offer a reliable indicator of date at the site, but also a window on everyday life, of choices regarding food preparation equipment. Petrographic analysis has been employed in order to understand if these coarsewares were produced by the village inhabitants for...


Cultural Resource Inventory and Assessment of Macgregor Guided Missile Range, Otero County, New Mexico: Part III: Botanical and Geological Studies (1977)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ray D. Kenmotsu. John D. Pigott.

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Economy and Interaction Along the Lower Chaco River: the Navajo Mine Archeological Program, Mining Area III, San Juan County, New Mexico (1983)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Patrick Hogan. Joseph C. Winter.

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Fefan Island Survey and Mitigation Project (1977)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Richard Shutler, Jr.. Yosihiko H. Sinoto. Jun Takayama.

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Final Project Report on the Survey of the Tataga-Matau Fortified Quarry Complex, Near Leone, American Samoa (1985)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Helen M. Leach. Daniel C. Witter.

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Lapitiod Settlements of Futuna and Alofi, Western Polynesia (1981)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Patrick V. Kirch.

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Petrographic Analysis of Late Woodland Ceramics From the Sperry Site, Jackson County, Missouri (1981)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nancy O'Malley.

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A Petrographic Examination of Early Ceramic Crushed Rock Tempers (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ammie Mitchell.

As part of her ongoing dissertation research, the author conducted a series of experimental tests to examine the physical properties of coarse crystalline rocks. Common coarse crystalline rocks in the Northeast include granite, granodiorite, and gabbro. Earlier petrographic studies by the author identified these rocks as common tempering agents in early ceramic vessels in New York. The author hypothesized that these rocks were intentionally collected by potters from glacial land formations and...


Pottery and Potters in Quebec City in the 17th Century: An Archaeometric Study of Local Ceramic Production (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Huguette Lamontagne. Allison L Bain. Pierre Francus. Geneviève Treyvaud.

In Quebec City, the local earthenware ceramic industry began around 1636 with the production of both bricks and pottery. While post excavation visual examination and comparison with established earthenware typologies often suggest European productions, we propose a microscopic examination using archaeometric analyses in order to identify the presence of local wares. A collection of 52 earthenware sherds from four sites in the region was selected for analysis. Tomodensitometry (CT-scanning) and...


Preliminary Archaeological and Geological Analyses At the Antelope Quarry Site 32MZ330 McKenzie County, North Dakota (1987)
DOCUMENT Citation Only M. R. Beckles. T. Jorstad. T. L. Burge. T. East. J. Donahue.

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Rio Grande Glaze Paint Ware: a Study Illustrating the Place of Ceram Ic Technological Analysis in Archaeological Research (1942)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Anna O. Shephard.

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Samoan Volcanic Glass (1989)
DOCUMENT Citation Only P. J. Sheppard. R. G. V. Hancock. L. A. Pavlish. R. Parker.

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Sources of Sand Tempers in Prehistoric Tonga Pottery (1996)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Thomas S. Dye. William R. Dickinson.

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Temper Analysis of Southern Nevada Prehistoric Ceramics: a Test Case of X-Ray Diffraction (Western Anasazi Reports Vol. 1, No. 3) (1978)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David L. Weide.

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Transport jars at the Mycenaean Citadel of Tiryns, Greece: new evidence from petrographic analysis of trade in the Late Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marta Tenconi. Peter Day. Elina Kardamaki. Joseph Maran. Alkestis Papadimitriou.

The analysis of Transport Stirrup Jars in the Aegean world has been seen as a test-case for the relative effectiveness and reliability of chemical and petrographic analysis in terms of provenance. These jars are important as they moved in large quantities between the ‘Minoan’ and ‘Mycenaean’ worlds and because they sometimes feature inscriptions in Linear B, reflecting elite control of production and consumption in Crete, as well as in a variety of mainland ‘palaces’. This makes the vessels key...