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Artifacts : an introduction to early materials and technology

Author: Henry Hodges
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Manybooks have been written on archaeological methods such as excavation, but the process of technological investigation has been less widelydiscussed. This book has established itself as the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hodges
ISBN: 0715623168 9780715623169
OCLC Number: 19511452
Notes: Originally published: 2nd ed. London : J. Baker, 1976.
Description: 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I: Materials and methods of working --
Pottery --
Glazes --
Glass and enamels --
Copper and copper alloys --
Iron and steel --
Gold, silver, lead and mercury --
Stone --
Wood --
Fibres and threads --
Textiles and baskets --
Hides and leather --
Antler, bone, horn and ivory --
Dyes, pigments and paints --
Adhesives --
Some other materials --
II: The examination of artifacts --
General principles --
Examination of stone artifacts --
Examinations of pottery and glasses --
Examination of metal objects --
Examination of organic materials.
Responsibility: Henry Hodges.

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"A place must be found on the shelves of archaeologists, conservators and anyone interested in craftsmanship." -- Conservation

 
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