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TA 30 - Archaeological Science Under a Microscope

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Book Series: Terra Australis ISBN: 9781921536854 Year: Pages: 270 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_459754 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: Archaeology
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These highly varied studies, spanning the world, demonstrate how much modern analyses of microscopic traces on artifacts are altering our perceptions of the past. Ranging from early humans to modern kings, from ancient Australian spears or Mayan pots to recent Maori cloaks, the contributions demonstrate how starches, raphides, hair, blood, feathers, resin and DNA have become essential elements in archaeology’s modern arsenal for reconstructing the daily, spiritual, and challenging aspects of ancient lives and for understanding human evolution. The book is a fitting tribute to Tom Loy, the pioneer of residue studies and gifted teacher who inspired and mentored these exciting projects.

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