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High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits project was undertaken by the University of Southampton and funded through the English Heritage disbursed Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. The project investigated the potential of state-of-the...

A Re-examination of Sheep Bone Density and its Role in Assessing Taphonomic Histories of Zooarchaeological Assemblages: PhD Thesis, University College London (2002)

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A PhD Thesis submitted to University College London. Destructive taphonomic processes can preferentially remove certain bones from the archaeological record thereby introducing bias into element frequencies. Bone density is the major factor in destructive taphonomic processes hence a kno...

Radiocarbon dating bone samples recovered from gravel sites

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Radiocarbon dating bone samples recovered from gravel sites is an Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund project as rebursed by English Heritage. The project was undertaken by the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit. Radiocarbon pre-treatment chemistry is costly and time-consuming and so...

Environmental Archaeology Bibliography (EAB)

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Environmental Archaeology Bibliography is a bibliography of published environmental archaeology (biological, pedological and geological work on material from archaeological excavations) reports from the British Isles.

A Review of Animal Bone Evidence from Central England

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The aim of this project was to produce a review of the animal bone evidence from Central England from Mesolithic to Modern times. The dataset collected for this purpose consists of details gleaned from excavation reports (or specialist bone reports), concerning vertebrate remains (of fishe...

Mesopotamian Environmental Archaeology Database: phase I Iraq

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The aim of this project was to produce an electronic database of environmental archaeological (animal bone and plant remains) evidence for all archaeological sites in Iraq that have yielded such material. The data from phase I of the project is available to download as a series of comma de...

The Archaeobotany of Vaihingen an der Enz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The dataset is the result of a large-scale analysis of charred macrobotanical remains (seeds/fruits, chaff) from the extensively excavated and sampled LBK site Vaihingen an der Enz. The aims of the study were to investigate the use and management of plants in this early farming settlement...