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Title Archaeometry of pre-Columbian sites and artifacts : proceedings of a symposium organized by the UCLA Institute of Archaeology and the Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California, March 23-27, 1992 / David A. Scott and Pieter Meyers, editors
Published [Marina Del Rey, CA] : Getty Conservation Institute, ©1994
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Description 1 online resource (x, 421 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Getty Publications virtual library. CMalG
Contents The Materials Science of Material Culture: Examples from the Andean Past / Heather Lechtman -- Pre-Columbian Pottery: Research in the Maya Region / Ronald L. Bishop -- Kiln Firing at Batan Grande: Today and in Formative Times / Ursel Wagner, Rupert Gebhard, Enver Murad, Josef Riederer, Izumi Shimada and Fritz Wagner -- Ceramics Among the Hohokam: Modeling Social Organization and Exchange / David R. Abbot and David M. Schaller -- New World Obsidian: Recent Investigations / Michael D. Glascock -- Obsidian Artifacts from Oaxaca, Mexico: Source Identification and Hydration Dating / J. Michael Elam, Michael D. Glascock and Hector Neff -- Obsidian from Pueblo Grande, Arizona: Modeling Social and Economic Patterns in Lithic Procurement / Jane Peterson, Douglas R. Mitchell and M. Steven Shackley -- Beads from Sipan: A Functional Analysis / Leonard Gorelick and John Gwinnett -- Silver and Lead in the Late Prehistory of the Mantaro Valley, Peru / Ellen G. Howe and Ulrich Petersen -- Pre-Hispanic Copper Alloy Production at Batan Grande, Peru: Interpretation of the Analytical Data for Ore Samples / J.F. Merkel, I. Shimada, C.P. Swann and R. Doonan -- Native Copper Technology and Society in Eastern North America / S. Terry Childs -- Chemical Seriation of Northeastern North American Archaeological Sites Using Copper Artifacts / R.G.V. Hancock, L.A. Pavlish, R.M. Farquhar, P.J. Julig and W.A. Fox
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Indians -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congresses.
SUBJECT America -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Form Electronic book
Author Scott, David A., 1948-
Meyers, Pieter, 1941-
University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Archaeology.
Getty Conservation Institute.