Bronze Age ceramics in southwest Spain: An exploratory archaeometric study of technology and function

@article{Ro2005BronzeAC,
  title={Bronze Age ceramics in southwest Spain: An exploratory archaeometric study of technology and function},
  author={{\'A}ngel Polvorinos Del R{\'i}o and Leonardo Garc{\'i}a Sanju{\'a}n and V{\'i}ctor Hurtado P{\'e}rez and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Hern{\'a}ndez Arnedo},
  journal={Geoarchaeology-an International Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={263-284}
}
Pottery from the Bronze Age of southwest Spain has traditionally been approached from a “typological” stand seeking the establishment of chronological sequences. This article examines ceramics from two different Bronze Age sites, a settlement (El Trastejon) and a necropolis (La Traviesa), from an archaeometric viewpoint. The methodology involved includes mineralogical characterization by XRD and optical microscopy, chemical analysis by XRF, and morphometric analysis through digital processing… Expand
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