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Title Archaeological ceramics / editors, Jacqueline S. Olin, Alan D. Franklin.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982.

Subject Pottery -- Analysis -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Alt Name Olin, Jacqueline S.
Franklin, Alan D., 1922-2010.
Description 256 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Note "Papers presented at a seminar on ceramics as archaeological material held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and the National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 29 September-1 October 1980 ..."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Archaeological ceramics and the physical sciences : problem definition and results / Frederick R. Matson -- Why is archaeometry so boring for archaeologists? / F. Widemann -- Plausible inferences from ceramic artifacts / W.D. Kingery -- Pottery production, pottery classification, and the role of physicochemical analyses / Prudence M. Rice -- Archaeological, geochemical, and statistical methods in ceramic provenance studies / C. Lemoine, S. Walker, and M. Picon -- Provenience studies using neutron activation analysis : the role of standardization / Garman Harbottle -- Comparison of data obtained by neutron activation and electron microprobe analyses of ceramics / Suzanne P. De Atley, M. James Blackman and Jacqueline S. Olin -- Firing technologies and their possible assessment by modern analytical methods / Robert B. Heimann -- The investigation of ancient ceramic technologies by Mössbauer spectroscopy / Y. Maniatis, A. Simopoulos and A. Kostikas -- The use of scanning electron microscopy in the technological examination of ancient ceramics / M.S. Tite [and others] -- Phase analysis and its significance for technology and origin / Marino Maggetti -- The proton probe as a tool in the elemental analyses of archaeological artifacts / C.P. Swann -- Xeroradiography of ancient objects : a new imaging modality / Ralph E. Alexander and Robert H. Johnston -- Photoacoustic examination of ceramic surface layers / Albert D. Frost -- Technological change in Egyptian faience / Pamela Vandiver -- Preliminary results from the East Cretan white-on-dark ware project / Philip P. Betancourt -- Kilns and ceramic technology of ancient Mesoamerica / William O. Payne -- Ceramic technology and problems and prospects of provenience in specific ceramics from Mexico and Afghanistan / Charles C. Kolb -- Porosimetric investigation of Roman terra sigillata molds from Rheinzabern, Germany / Robert B. Heimann -- Indian pottery from the Mississippi Valley : coping with bad raw materials / Carole Stimmell, Robert B. Heimann and R.G.V. Hancock -- Metallurgical crucibles and crucible slags / R.F. Tylecote -- Analysis of nonmetallic phases in metallic artifacts : the development of the Japanese mokume technique / Michael R. Notis.
ISBN 0874747074
OCLC # 7577114
Additional Format Online version: Archaeological ceramics. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982 (OCoLC)820694447.