The application of physics and chemistry to the solution of archaeological problems.

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Archaeometry Lab: Missouri University Research Reactor
Specializes in trace element "fingerprinting" of archaeological specimens to determine their source. Contains details on techniques used and sample projects.
Archives of ARCH-METALS
Mailing list for the discussion of all aspects of archaeo-metallurgy including ancient metallurgy and metal artifacts, the applications of material science to archaeo- metallurgy, and the development of methodologies to the study archaeo- metallurical debris.
Berkely Archaeological X-Ray Fluorescence Laboratory
Focuses on obsidian sourcing. Includes information on technology used and fees.
Gerry McDonnell's Archaeometallurgy
Information is provided on the archeology and metallurgy of archaeological and historic iron. Consultancy expertise is outlined. Information about research projects is provided. Other metals like copper are included.
Laboratory for Archaeometry and Non Destructive Analyses
Archaeometry laboratory of the University of Rome. Contains a bibliography on non destructive archaeometry.
Materials Science-Based Archaeology Group
Oxford University research group studying all aspects of the metallurgical process, from smelting to metal finishing, and from the first use of alloys in the 5th/4th millennia BC to the Industrial Revolution.
Society for Archaeological Sciences
Professional society of scholars applying methods from the physical sciences to archaeology. Links to many archaeometry sources, society officers and publications, and a related mailing list.
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