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Radioanalytical multi-elemental analysis: new methodology and archaeometric applications
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
is used to study the compositional differences between known ancient quarries. Obsidian is an important component of East African artifacts. Although compositional studies of obsidian from East Africa conducted in the 1980s showed great potential, a...
Applications of elemental analysis for archaeometric studies: analytical and statistical methods for understanding geochemical trends in ceramics, ochre and obsidian
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Three areas are covered in this dissertation: elemental analysis of Caborn-Welborn ceramics, elemental analysis and geochemical characterization of ochres, and construction and implementation of a portable XRF instrument ...