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Some Suggestions for Archaeologists who have Glass at their Site.

Author(s): Alysia Fischer

Year: 2015

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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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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)


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Glass Methods


Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America