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Introduction

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

This Introduction discusses the reasons for writing this book and problems encountered. It mentions how the database of archaeological sites and bird records and the EndNote database of relevant ... More


Tell Al-Qubeba: An Unknown Monastic Site?

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The attention of archaeologists in the 1960s was attracted by Tell al-Qubeba mainly because of the many fragments of pottery scattered in this area (Sauneron and Martin 1982: 76–82). Along the ... More


The Eagle and the Poor House: Archaeological Investigations on the University of North Carolina Campus

R. P. STEPHEN DAVIS, PATRICIA M. SAMFORD, and ELIZABETH A. JONES

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill is the oldest public-supported institution of higher learning in the United States. Since 1991, archaeologists at the Research Laboratories of ... More


Archaeology at the Townley-Read Site, 1996–2000

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter provides a summary of the 1996–2000 fieldwork at the Townley-Read site. It begins with a description of field methods. It then discusses the investigation of Conover's claims that the ... More


Illicit Trade in Antiquities: A View ‘From the Ground’

Laurie W. Rush

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the various methods for preventing and combating the looting of archaeological sites and illicit traffic in antiquities. It examines models of legislation, physical protection, ... More


Copan Past and Present: Maya Archaeological Tourism and the Chorti in Honduras

Lena Mortensen

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the Ch'orti' in Honduras and the Maya archaeological tourism, particularly at the Copan archaeological site. The Copan tourism sector has grown exponentially to accommodate the ... More


Archaeology and Its Aftermath

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers several struggles over the rightful ownership of archaeology's objects. First, it explores a set of arguments dealing with Palestinian rights to archaeological artifacts and ... More


People–Wetlands Interactions through Space and Time

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the various ways people interacted with the wetlands, and in particular how and when they decided to settle within them, from sporadic seasonal camps in the Early Holocene to ... More


Historical Legacies

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the multiple historical understandings and national communities that are enacted within the designs of archaeological museums and sites. And by focusing on museum designs and ... More


Deathwatch for Iraqi Antiquities

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the evaluation and monitoring of the conditions of the archaeological sites and antiquities in Iraq after the 2003 invasion. The military shared no images with the ... More


Ethnographic Analogy and the Archaeological Construction of Maya Identity at Copan, Honduras

Allan L. Maca

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the ethnographic analogy and the archaeological evidence of Maya identity at the Copan Valley archaeological site in Honduras. It analyzes the continuity and force of the Maya ... More


Stratigraphy

James S. Dunbar

in Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Terrestrial, wetland, and underwater sediment types are the focus of chapter 2, and no consideration of stratigraphy would be complete without their examination. Archaeological research has reached ... More


Getting to the Postwar Planning Table

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the postwar planning for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It suggests that neither Tommy Franks of the Central Command nor the U.S. Department of Defense wanted anything to do with ... More


Developing Approaches to Merovingian Archaeology

Bonnie Effros

in Uncovering the Germanic Past: Merovingian Archaeology in France, 1830-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696710
eISBN:
9780191804885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696710.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines approaches to Merovingian archaeology in nineteenth-century France. It begins with a discussion of serendipitous discoveries of Merovingian cemeteries and the archaeological ... More


The Meetings

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the postwar planning meetings that aimed to protect the cultural heritage of Iraq during the 2003 invasion. Archaeologist McGuire Gibson highlighted the fact that the United ... More


The Slow-Motion Disaster: Post-Combat Looting of Archaeological Sites

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses postwar looting of archaeological sites in Iraq. Despite all the efforts of archaeologists including Donny George and McGuire Gibson to get the help of the U.S. forces to ... More


The Impact of Coalition Military Operations on Archaeological Sites in Iraq

Diane C. Siebrandt

in The Legacy of Iraq: From the 2003 War to the 'Islamic State'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696161
eISBN:
9781474416177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696161.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The creation of cities is only one example in a long list of cultural evolutions invented in Iraq. Ancient cities that flourished across Mesopotamia from 3500 BCE onwards were left largely abandoned ... More


The Christian Monuments of Tebtunis

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter aims to present a general review of the results of excavations conducted in the Byzantine/Arabic sector of the ancient site of Tebtunis located in the south of the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. ... More


Historic Preservation: Recapturing the Past

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the preservation of historic buildings and archaeological sites, and how it has been something of a national crusade. In 1966, Congress passed the National Historic ... More


The Environmental Record of Human Populations and Migrations in the Copan Valley, Honduras

Cameron L. McNeil

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the environmental record of human population and migration in the Copan Valley, Honduras, which is the most prominent archaeological site in the region defined in this book as ... More


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