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91. Cuban Prehistory [Journals] [Kronos]
... the Caribbean left no vast monumental ritual and urban centers, nor did they possess any system of inscriptions such as the Mayan glyphs that still tantalize scholars, ranging from classical archaeology to computational cryptology. Strangely, in view of the proximity of Cuba's westernmost extension to the Yucatan peninsula, there is not the slightest evidence of any contact between the ... of rare prizes for museums, during the last half century or so there have been an increasing number of explorations carried out with scientific and methodological rigor. Well known foreign archaeologists, including the Americans, Mark R. Harrington(1 ) and Irving Rouse,(2 ) and recently the Polish scholar, I. Kozlowski,(3 ...
92. Site Destructions and Discontinuities in the Bronze Age [Articles]
... whom we are very privileged to have, is a guest speaker from the United States, and it is Dr. Elizabeth Chesley Baity. Chesley Baity has studied anthropology and archaeology for many years and she has a Ph.D . in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina, and many of us may have heard of her already for ... an extremely good Review. We are enjoying it very much, those of us in America who receive it. Now I'd like to explain just briefly how a perfectly respectable archaeologist, if I ever was a respectable archaeologist, happened to get into catastrophism. I was working on this archaeo-astronomy thing, which I worked on, man and boy ...
93. A Different View on the Chronology of Hazor [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History II:2 (Jun 1980) Home | Issue Contents A Different View on the Chronology of Hazor Marvin Arnold Luckerman Hazor is the largest archaeological site of Israel, consisting of an upper tell and a lower city. It lies on the famous highway, the Via Maris (Way of the Sea), ... centuries or does it indicate the ninth and eighth? In discussing the importance of Mycenaean ware in dating, Dr. Yadin writes: The designation Mycenaean pottery is applied by archaeologists to a specially and easily recognized type of pottery that originated in mainland Greece, mainly within the Mycenaean culture, and was found all over the Aegean, as well ...
94. Metallurgy and Chronology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... John Dayton's Minerals, Metals, Glazing and Man* (or "Who Was Sesostris I?") deserves to grace departmental libraries in a number of fields, including archaeology, art history, geology, chemistry and metallurgy. Beautifully produced and copiously illustrated, it satisfies an urgent need - mainly on the part of archaeologists - for a ... work of reference on a number of important and interrelated topics. Its main themes - the composition of ancient glazes and pigments, techniques of application, the provenance and geology of the metals (excluding iron) used in antiquity, mining, smelting and casting - are lucidly explained and illustrated with numerous maps, charts and tables of chemical analyses ...
95. The Historicity of the Homeric Poems and Traditions [Journals] [SIS Review]
... on the familiar shapes of the stirrup jars, so characteristic of the era which has become known as the Mycenaean Period. The imported pottery from el-Amarna was found in an archaeological context which dated it to the end of the 18th Dynasty (c . 1350 BC) and later work showed that the pottery phase concerned (LH IIIB) was ... , where, in the 1880s, William Flinders Petrie and others began to turn up Minoan and Greek pottery at the sites of Kahun and el-Amarna. At these sites the archaeologists found sherds with typical Minoan (Kahun) and Late Helladic (el-Amarna) decoration which, with reconstruction, took on the familiar shapes of the stirrup jars, so ...
96. Second SIS Cambridge Conference Report [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... in particular whether the "giant comet" hypothesis, associated principally with the names of Clube & Napier and Hoyle & Wickramasinghe, could be substantiated by ground truth in the archaeological, geological, climatological and historical records. Depending on one's chronology and the geographic region under discussion, the Bronze Age started c.3500 BC and continued for two ... E. Bailey, first appeared in Meteorite! Magazine, November 1997, and at their Web site (see previous page). Nearly a hundred astronomers, historians, archaeologists and others gathered at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge from 11-13 July 1997 for the second international conference of the Society for Interdisciplinary Studies. The purpose - to discuss the near-simultaneous ...
... From: The Riddle of Prehistoric Britain by Comyns Beaumont CD Home | Contents Part One: Britain's Great Antiquity Chapter V The Refugees "Archaeology is not one of the exact sciences." DR. MILLAR BURROWS. FOR some reason at a prehistoric date the Dordogne region of France became the centre of attraction to a number of tribes, ... were probably drawn by the presence of many great limestone caves in a latitude not far from the sea in the west and in a warm and sunny area. Archaeologists have labelled them with various names according to the locality they inhabited, which include the Cro-Magnon (from les Eyzies on the Visdre); Aurignacians (from the sepulchral grotto of ...
98. A REVISED CHRONOLOGY FOR THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST [Journals] [SIS Review]
... by Scripta Academica Hierosolymitana, a publication of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Two of the sequel volumes are near completion, and a number of chapters containing detailed examinations of archaeological problems have already been published in American journals (2 ). THE FOURTH AND FINAL VOLUME of the series, "Peoples of the Sea" has been published recently ... REVISED CHRONOLOGY FOR THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST Copyright (c ) Society for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1977. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER is to draw the attention of ancient historians and archaeologists, particularly those concerned with Biblical and Near Eastern Studies, to Ages In Chaos', by Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky. This book was first published in 1953, ...
99. Radiocarbon Dating and Egyptian Chronology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... much time had elapsed since the death of the plant or animal concerned. That leads us on to several rather important points. The first one is really rather a specialised archaeological point, but I must mention it because it has a bearing on the nature of the dated samples from Egypt which I shall discuss later. This is that the ... Dr Euan Mackie I don't regard myself as an expert in ancient Egypt or the ancient Near East - or even, really, in radiocarbon dating, but as a practising archaeologist I have to use radiocarbon dates in this remote northern region far from the centres of early civilisation in the Mediterranean and the Near East, and therefore, like everyone ...
100. Radiocarbon Dating: An Archaeological Perspective [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1992 No 1 (Aug 1992) Home | Issue Contents REVIEWS Radiocarbon Dating: An Archaeological Perspective by R. E. Taylor, (London: Academic Press, 1987) Anyone concerned with ancient history and chronologies cannot ignore radiocarbon dating results. Unfortunately, the technical nature of the subject causes misunderstanding ... scholars and archaeologists about how radiocarbon dating is accomplished and the meaning and limitations of radiocarbon measurements. Indeed, as was recently observed by Bowman and Balaam in Antiquity 64 (1990), pp. 315-318: The way in which radiocarbon results are used varies tremendously. There is a lamentable tendency to ignore or play down the importance of context ...
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