Archaeological Chemistry, 2nd Edition
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- Discusses the determination of the nature of ancient materials, their provenance and age, the technologies used for the production of man-made materials
- Provides real-world case studies on the authentication of antiquities such as the Piltdown man, the Shroud of Turin, and others
- Supplies extensive references as well as a glossary and appendices on the chemical elements; chronometric dating methods; and symbols, units of measure, and equivalencies
- Analyzes ancient human and animal remains (such as bone, dried blood, and coprolites), which yields information on ancient diets, kinship, habitancy, and migratory patterns