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Villagers of the Maros: a Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Society
  • J. O'Shea
  • History
    Cambridge Archaeological Journal
  • 30 September 1996
Introduction and Background: Introduction. The Archaeological Study of Funerary Practices. An Archaeological Overview of the Maros Group. Archaeological Analysis: The Cemeteries of the Maros Group.
Villagers of the Maros: a Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Society
  • J. O'Shea
  • History
    Cambridge Archaeological Journal
  • 30 September 1996
Introduction and Background: Introduction. The Archaeological Study of Funerary Practices. An Archaeological Overview of the Maros Group. Archaeological Analysis: The Cemeteries of the Maros Group.
PRESSURE-HEAT TREATMENT OF POSTRIGOR MUSCLE: EFFECTS ON TENDERNESS
Pressures of the order of 100 MNm—2 applied for 2.5 min or longer to postrigor muscle heated to 40–60°C improved the tenderness of the meat when subsequently cooked. The magnitude of the effect
Mortuary Variability: An Archaeological Investigation
“The fox knows many things,” wrote the poet Archilochus, “but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” This allegorical observation has been used by Isaiah Berlin to distinguish between two different types
Evidence for early hunters beneath the Great Lakes
  • J. O'Shea, G. Meadows
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 23 June 2009
TLDR
Acoustic and video survey on the Alpena-Amberley ridge reveals the presence of a series of stone features that match, in form and location, structures used for caribou hunting in both prehistoric and ethnographic times, and raises the possibility that intact settlements and ancient landscapes are preserved beneath Lake Huron.
The archaeology of scattered wreck‐sites: formation processes and shallow water archaeology in western Lake Huron
This paper explores the application of archaeological site formation theory to stranded wooden vessels and the scattered wreck‐sites they produce. Shallow water wrecks and wreckage sites in the Au
Purification of desmin from adult mammalian skeletal muscle.
TLDR
It is demonstrated that the relatively small amount of desmin in mature skeletal muscle can be isolated in sufficient quantity and purity to permit detailed studies of its properties and function.
A River Runs Through It: Landscape and the Evolution of Bronze Age Networks in the Carpathian Basin
The homogeneous and circumscribed character of the Carpathian Basin makes it an ideal setting for examining the interplay of topography and resource distribution in the development of Bronze Age
Bear's Journey and the Study of Ritual in Archaeology
This paper considers the archaeological study of ritual and explores the interrelationships that exist between ideologically meaningful accounts of ritual and the material representations of ritual
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