Some Suggestions for Archaeologists who have Glass at their Site.
Author(s): Alysia Fischer
What are some of the potential pitfalls archaeologists can avoid when dealing with glass on their sites? First and foremost, archaeologists need to recognize the importance of glass as an artifact class and what it can do for them if examined and interpreted competently. This presentation will focus on glass from Old World sites, especially the Mediterranean region, but many of the concerns are universal in nature and can be applied to any site with glass. Drawing upon the experience of many glass specialists, best and worst case scenarios will be described.
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This Resource is Part of the Following Collections
- Glass and Glass technology: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Archaeological Research •
- Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2015)
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Some Suggestions for Archaeologists who have Glass at their Site.. Alysia Fischer. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396529)