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content material: increasing the diversity of electron spin resonance relationship --
towards the category of colorants in archaeological textiles of japanese North the USA --
Infrared exam of fiber and particulate residues from archaeological textiles --
Extraction and research of DNA from archaeological specimens --
utilizing archaeological chemistry to enquire the geographic origins of trophy heads within the principal Andes: strontium isotope research on the Wari website of Conchopata --
reading solid isotopic analyses: case reviews on Sardinian prehistory --
Bitumen in neolithic Iran: biomolecular and isotopic facts --
floor research of a black deposit from Little misplaced River Cave, Idaho --
Shell bead sourcing: a comparability of 2 concepts on Olivella biplicata shells and beads from Western North the US --
Archaeological soils and sediments: software of microfocus synchrotron X-ray scattering, diffraction, and fluorescence analyses in thin-section --
Quantitative modeling of soil chemical facts from inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy finds proof for cooking and consuming in historical Mesoamerican plazas --
Chemical composition of track dynasty, chinese language, copper-based cash through strength dispersive X-ray fluorescence --
Elemental compositions of Herodian Prutah, copper coins-of the Biblical "widow's mites" series--via power dispersive X-ray fluorescence --
Chemical composition of the Isfiya and Qumran coin hoards --
chosen purposes of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma--mass spectrometry to archaeological learn --
comparing the precision standards for isotope ratio selection of archaeological fabrics utilizing laser ablation-time-of-flight-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry expanding ratio precision --
Lead isotope research of Roman carthage curse drugs --
Laser ablation--inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry research of old copper alloy artifacts --
Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry research utilized to the characterization of Peruvian Wari ceramics --
Characterization of creating fabrics from the brick chapel at old St. Mary's urban --
Characterization of 15th-16th century Majolica pottery chanced on at the Canary Islands --
Intraregional provenancing of Philistine pottery from Israel --
The know-how of Mesopotamian ceramic glazes --
research of old latter-day Saint pottery glazes via laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry --
Fingerprinting specular Hematite from mines in Botswana, Southern Africa --
Instrumental neutron activation research of Ochre artifacts from Jiskairumoko, Peru --
Feasibility of field-portable XRF to spot obsidian resources in crucial Peten, Guatemala --
assets of archaeological obsidian in Peru: descriptions and geochemistry.

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The patterns detected by the photography, particularly U V , and the apparent degree of contamination by other materials, such as soil, were taken into consideration when the sampling sites on the textile fragments were selected. Due to the great fragility of the textiles, and their limited quantity, not all eleven of the selected textiles were sampled for SEM-EDS analysis. Samples were taken that were representative of the three textile groups that had been identified during the initial examination of the Seip textiles.

The previously created control mounts were used as comparative materials to the unknown mineral or pigment deposits that were observed in the artifact samples. Optical Microscopy and Imaging Lab grade hematite (Fe 0 ) and copper sulfate (anhydrous and hydrated) were mounted on slides and used as controls to compare to mineral deposits that might have been found adhering to the fibers. Rabbit hair and milkweed that had been colored with an aqueous hematite solution and with an aqueous copper sulfate (blue vitriol) solution were also used for comparison.

Were painted on linen fabric (Testfabrics L-57). As carriers or binder for the pigment colorants to be painted on the fibrous materials, beef fat was used as a substitute for bear grease and egg white was used as source for albumin. The various combinations of these materials were mixed and painted on areas of the test fabric as outlined in Table III. The painted test fabric was left to dry for 24 hours. ) and milkweed fibers that had been collected by the researcher in 2004 were each colored with aqueous solutions of lab grade hematite (Fe 0 ) as a substitute for ochre and copper sulfate.

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