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Quantitative phosphorus measurement: A field test procedure for archaeological site analysis at Piedras Negras, Guatemala
Currently there is a wide interest in the use of chemical analyses for the evaluation of anthropogenically altered soils and other archaeological deposits. Because soil phosphorus levels increase in… Expand
Of gods, glyphs and kings: divinity and rulership among the Classic Maya
The ANTIQUITY prize-winning article in the last volume addressed writing, its varying nature and role in early states. Now that the decipherment of Maya writing is well advanced, we can know more of… Expand
Chemical Analyses of Ancient Anthrosols in Residential Areas at Piedras Negras, Guatemala
Recent chemical analyses of ancient anthrosols in Mesoamerica and elsewhere demonstrate the explanatory value of these investigative techniques and also point out some of the problems that challenge… Expand
The Classic Maya
Part I. Setting: 1. Introduction 2. Sociality 3. Beginnings 4. The Classic period Part II. Social Actors: 5. Kings and queens, courts and palaces 6. Nobles 7. Gods, supernaturals, and ancestors 8.… Expand
Carbon isotopic ratios of wetland and terrace soil sequences in the Maya Lowlands of Belize and Guatemala
Abstract This article provides new data and synthesizes earlier findings on the carbon isotope ratios of the humin part of soil organic matter from a range of sites in the central Maya Lowlands.… Expand
Randomized trial of marker-directed versus standard schedule zoledronic acid for bone metastases from breast cancer.
511 Background: Zoledronic acid (ZOL) reduces skeletal morbidity associated with metastatic bone disease by 30-50%. Current recommendations are for indefinite administration of intravenous 3-4 weekly… Expand
An Archaeology of the Senses: Perception and Cultural Expression in Ancient Mesoamerica
The ancient Maya and other Mesoamerican peoples showed an intense interest in invoking the senses, especially hearing, sight, and smell. The senses were flagged by graphic devices of synaesthetic or… Expand
Nucleate pool boiling on horizontal tubes: A convection-based correlation
Abstract Pool boiling on horizontal tubes leads to a bubbly flow layer around the lower periphery of the tube in which bubbles slide around the surface. Heat transfer is by enhanced liquid convection… Expand
Manganese balance and clinical observations in young men fed a manganese-deficient diet.
- B. J. Friedman, J. Freeland-Graves, +6 authors S. Houston
- Chemistry, Medicine
- The Journal of nutrition
A balance study was conducted to determine the minimum requirement for manganese (Mn) and to examine the effects of Mn depletion. Seven male subjects, age 19-22, were fed a Mn-adequate diet of… Expand