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State secrets and concealed bodies: exhumations of soviet-era victims in contemporary Russia1

Viacheslav Bitiutckii

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This paper discusses the search for, exhumation and identification of the remains of victims of mass political repression during the Stalinist Great Terror (1937-1938) in the USSR, concentrating on ... More


The History of the South Asasif Necropolis and Its Exploration

Elena Pischikova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Very little is known about Karakhamun and Karabasken, despite their importance for this period. This chapter lays out the excavation, conservation, and reconstruction of their tombs. It also takes a ... More


Ground Penetrating Radar Survey of the South Asasif Necropolis

Adam Booth and Kasia Szpakowska

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a geophysical method to detect and map buried objects, without excavation, to produce high-resolution image of features buried at shallow depths. The use of GPR in ... More


Karakhamun Revisited: Some Remarks on the Architecture of TT 223

Dieter Eigner

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Eigner revisits and builds on earlier work done on Karakhamun's tomb in the 1970s, through the new excavations of the South Asasif Project. He presents a plan of the tomb, as well as section ... More


A Framework for Interpreting Structures

William Kennedy and Geoff Carter

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Prehistoric architecture in the Ohio River Valley has been extensively documented in regards to archaeological remains, but the interpretation of architectural data has generally been either ... More


Gordon Barclay: A Career in the Scottish Neolithic

Ian Ralston

in The Neolithic of Mainland Scotland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748685721
eISBN:
9781474418867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685721.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

An exploration of the distinguished and influential career of Gordon Barclay, an archaeologist who spent his career working for the government heritage agency in Scotland (Historic Scotland). This ... More


Mississippian Communities in the Northern Yazoo Basin

Erin S. Nelson

in Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401124
eISBN:
9781683401353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401124.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the study of Mississippian communities by reviewing archaeological evidence for Mississippi period sites; social organization and worldview among Mississippian people and ... More


Island Production for Global and Local Consumption

Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado

in Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: A Legacy of Human Occupation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066271
eISBN:
9780813058429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066271.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes archaeological investigations of the historic Hacienda El Progreso. Excavation areas, phytolith sampling columns, and preserved infrastructure from the hacienda’s buildings and ... More


‘Are You Looking for a Body?’: Excavating Contemporary Homeless Places

Rachael Kiddey

in Homeless Heritage: Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198746867
eISBN:
9780191916915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746867.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

About halfway up Stokes Croft, Bristol, there is an area known locally as Turbo Island. It remains an unassuming triangle of land that, about five metres at its widest point, houses an advertising ... More


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