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Geological Methods for Archaeology

Norman Herz and Ervan G. Garrison


This book discusses the application of geological methods and theory to archaeology. Written as a survey text covering appropriate methods and techniques taken from geology, geophysics, geochemistry, and geochronology, it shows the student the practicality and importance of each technique's use in solving archaeological problems. Specific techniques are illustrated by practical results obtained from the authors' use on archaeological digs. With an international geographical scope, the book draws on sites from both hemispheres, including the Franchthi Cave in Greece, St. Catherines Island in ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195090246
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195090246.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Norman Herz, author

Ervan G. Garrison, author