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Authors: Dimitris Kontogiorgos (Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield, Northgate House, Sheffield, U.K.) 
Book Description:
Geoarchaeological studies are important to archaeology because they can significantly enhance the archaeological interpretation. As geoarchaeology is an indispensable part of modern archaeological research, it can be used in concert with computational methods to sharpen the interpretation of archaeological data and allow us to understand archaeological contexts more fully. Under this respect, this book presents a series of geoarchaeological studies conducted in archaeological contexts of different time periods, ranging from Neolithic to Hellenistic.

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Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1: The Rise of a Neolithic Tell: The Evidence from Particle Size Analysis on Archaeological Sediments; pp. 1-18
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K.)

Chapter 2: Tell the Story of a Ditch. Additional Sedimentary and Microartifactual Evidence for the Use of Space on a Neolithic Tell; pp. 19-25
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos)

Chapter 3: Test Again for the Optimum! Confirming the Use of Genetic Algorithm Minimization on Microartifact Weight Estimation; pp. 27-46
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos; Alexandros Leontitsis, University of Ioannina, Greece)

Chapter 4: Microartelyzer: A Software for Microartifacts’ Quantification; pp. 47-56
(Alexandros Leontitsis and Dimitris Kontogiorgos)

Chapter 5: From Tells to Extended Settlements: On-Site Geoarchaeology and Cultural Formation Processes at the Extended Neolithic Settlement at Korinos (Northern Greece); pp. 57-79
(Manthos Besios and Fotini Adaktylou, KZ’ Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Greece; Dimitris Kontogiorgos)

Chapter 6: From Neolithic to Hellenistic. A Geoarchaeological Approach to the Burial of a Hellenistic Theatre: The Evidence from Particle Size Analysis and Microartifacts; pp. 71-80
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos; Preka-Alexandri Kaliopi (University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K.)

Chapter 7: A Comment on the Vertical Movement of Microartifacts in an Anthropogenic and in a Non-Anthropogenic Environment and the Effects of Formation Processes; pp. 81-84
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos)

Chapter 8: Concluding Remarks; pp. 85-87
(Dimitris Kontogiorgos)

Index; pp. 89

   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-366-0
   Status: AV
  
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