Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, 13th - 16th May 2008, Siena, Italy

Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, 13th - 16th May 2008, Siena, Italy

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The book contains the Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, 12th -16th May 2008, Siena, Italy.
The aim of the Symposium is to promote the development and use of scientific techniques in order to extract archaeological and historical information from the cultural heritage and the paleoenvironment. It involves all Natural Sciences and all types of objects and materials related with human activity.
Papers deal with the development and/or application of scientific techniques for extracting information related to human activities of the past, including the biological nature of man himself and the environment in which he lived. They are grouped according to the following Symposium Sessions and Sub-sessions:
1. Field Archaeology
2. Archaeo-chronometry
3.Recent Developments in Radiocarbon Dating Human - Environment Interactions (Geoarchaeology, Palaeoclimate studies, Landscape Archaeology, Environmental reconstructions, etc Bioarchaeology
4. Food preparation and consumption in Antiquity
5 .Stone, Plaster and Pigments (Technology and Provenance)
6. Ceramics, Glazes, Glass and Vitreous Materials (Technology and Provenance)
7.Metals and Metallurgical Ceramics (Technology and Provenance)
8.Integrated Site Studies (they should combine: excavation procedure, scientific studies of materials and environment, and archaeological interpretation)
9. Special Theme Session for Siena Micro/nano diagnostic and ancient technology

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Published 15 January 2011
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EAN13 9783642146787
Language English

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