Essays about: "Archaeology"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 205 essays containing the word Archaeology.

  1. 16. Secrets of the Spearhead : Developing Continuum Mechanical Simulations and Organic Residue Analysis for the Study of Scandinavian Flint Spearhead Functionality

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Arkeologiska forskningslaboratoriet

    Author : Fredrik Lundström; [2019]
    Keywords : spearhead; lithics; flint; projectile point; functionality; organic residue analysis; continuum mechanical analysis; experimental archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis is a pilot study, designed to test and develop methods suitable for the study of Scandinavian flint spearhead functionality. The functionality of projectile and lithic point armament has not been studied for almost 30 years in Scandinavia. Meanwhile, methods used to analyse lithic projectiles have developed considerably. READ MORE

  2. 17. Imagining a Revolutionary Iran: National Narratives in the Revolutionary Discourse of the Mojahedin-e Khalq

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : James Root; [2019]
    Keywords : revolutionary Islam; narrative; culture; Mojahedin-e Khalq; Iran; Social Sciences; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Skocpol’s States and Social Revolutions, first published in 1979, was a hugely influential book encapsulating what has become known as the “Third Generation” of theories of revolution. In it, she argues that “revolutions are not made, they come” (Skocpol, 1979, 17), insisting that structural factors such as pre-revolutionary social structure and state breakdown were primarily responsible for the outbreak of revolutions. READ MORE

  3. 18. DNA extraction comparisons between  fresh and boiled Atlantic Salmon (S. salar) tissues.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Victoria Bernal; [2019]
    Keywords : cee; CO1; DNA barcoding; DNA extraction; Salmo salar;

    Abstract : Barcode identification is a method that uses genetic information to differentiate species. Because of its general versatility it can be applied to contexts from archaeology to the food industry. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is a fish species commonly hunted in modern times and has been found in archaeological settings. READ MORE

  4. 19. Maxillary Sinusitis in Medieval Scania- Prevalence of sinusitis in three osteological materials.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historisk osteologi

    Author : Cecilia Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Osteology; Maxillary sinusitis; Medieval; Scania; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis was to contribute to the limited research that has been carried out concerning maxillary sinusitis in medieval Scania. The aspiration was to do an inclusive comparative osteological analysis of three skeletal materials and investigate whether there is a difference in prevalence among rural and urban individuals as well as between sex, age and if an aeitology was visible. READ MORE

  5. 20. Preserving Value, Enabling Continuity – Cultural Heritage Conservation and Co-curation with Indigenous Source Communities in a Contemporary Cultural Context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvård

    Author : Sara Gainsford; [2018-06-27]
    Keywords : conservation; co-curation; conservator liaison; source community; postcolonialism; continuity; objects collections; Sámi; Māori;

    Abstract : Degree project for Master of Science with a major in Conservation2018, 30 HECSecond Cycle2018:21.... READ MORE