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  1. Introductory readings 2 items
    1. Ethnoarchaeology in action - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer 2001

      Book Essential E-BOOK

    2. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

      Book Essential

  2. Session 1: Byond the Pompeii Premise: An Introduction to Archaeological Interpretation 11 items
    1. Essential Reading: Reasoning and Research Strategies 1 item
      1. Research strategy and formative Mesoamerica; a prayer for an endangered species - Kent V. Flannery

        Chapter Essential Pages 1-11, 369-373

    2. Recommended Reading: Reasoning and Research Strategies 4 items
      1. The archaeologist's laboratory: the analysis of archaeological data - E. B. Banning c2000

        Book Recommended CHAPTER 4: RESEARCH DESIGN AND SAMPLING

      2. Behavioral Archaeology and the "Pompeii Premise" - Lewis R. Binford 1981

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Interpretive Archaeology and Its Role - Ian Hodder 01/1991

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Archaeological context and systemic context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. For further reading 6 items
      1. A consideration of archaeological research design - Lewis B. Binford 1964

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Archaeology: the loss of innocence - David Clarke 03/1973

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. The golden marshalltown - Kent V. Flannery 1982

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Excavating Çatalhöyük: south, north and KOPAL area reports from the 1995-99 seasons - Ian Hodder c2007

        Book Essential READ CHAPTER 1 (MAINLY CONCENTRATING ON THE SECTION ENTITLED 'IN SITU ACTIVITIES') AND CHAPTER 2

      5. Aims in Prehistoric Archaeology - Bruce G. Trigger 03/1970

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      6. The beginnings of Ur - L. Woolley

        Chapter Essential

  3. Session 2: In-situ? Interpreting Geoarchaeological context and behaviour 16 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. Read Goldberg and Hodder or Schiffer or Wood

      2. Formation processes - Michael B. Schiffer

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading 143-150, 199-217.

      3. Excavating Çatalhöyük: south, north and KOPAL area reports from the 1995-99 seasons - Ian Hodder c2007

        Book Essential READ CHAPTER 1 (MAINLY CONCENTRATING ON THE SECTION ENTITLED 'IN SITU ACTIVITIES') AND CHAPTER 2

    2. Case Studies 5 items
      1. Case studies - read 1

      2. Lapa das boleiras rockshelter: stratigraphy and formation processes at a paleoamerican site in Central Brazil - Astolfo G.M. Araujo, James K. Feathers, Manuel Arroyo-Kalin, Michelle M. Tizuka 12/2008

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      3. Geoarchaeology in an urban context: The uses of space in a Phoenician monumental building at Tel Dor (Israel) - Ruth Shahack-Gross, Rosa-Maria Albert, Ayelet Gilboa, Orna Nagar-Hilman 2005-9

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. Further Reading 6 items
      1. Raw material availability and organization of technology - W. Andrefsky 1994

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Where the garbage goes: Refuse disposal in the Maya Highlands - Brian Hayden, Aubrey Cannon 1983

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  4. Session 3: Interpreting what's left behind: Activity Areas, Features, Deposits and Middens 8 items
    1. General readings 2 items
      1. Analyzing household activities - Kent V. Flannery, M. Winter

        Chapter Essential

      2. Formation processes of house floor assemblages - V.M. LaMotta, M.B. Schiffer

        Chapter Essential E-book

    2. Case Studies (read 1) 6 items
      1. A re-fitter's paradise - D. de Loecker et al.

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Where the garbage goes: Refuse disposal in the Maya Highlands - Brian Hayden, Aubrey Cannon 1983

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      3. Introduction - J. D. Hill

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      4. Excavating Çatalhöyük: south, north and KOPAL area reports from the 1995-99 seasons - Ian Hodder c2007

        Book Essential READ CHAPTER 1 AND CHAPTER 2

  5. Session 4:interpreting Houses and Communities 32 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. General readings (read 2)

      2. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

        Book Essential READ: 'ANALYSIS ON THE HOUSEHOLD LEVEL: INTRODUCTION', PP. 13-16, 'THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL HOUSEHOLD CLUSTER IN THE VALLEY OF OAXACA', PP. 25-31, 'TWO POSSIBLE VILLAGE SUBDIVISIONS: THE COURTYARD GROUP AND THE RESIDENTIAL WARD', PP. 72-75, 'THE SIZE OF THE EARLY MESOAMERICAN VILLAGE', PP. 79-90.

      3. The Fulani Compound and the Archaeologist - Nicholas David 1971

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      4. Ethnoarchaeology in action - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer 2001

        Book Essential E-BOOK. READ CHAPTERS 9 AND 10.

      5. Ordering the world: perceptions of architecture, space and time - Michael Parker Pearson, Colin Richards

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. Case studies: Households (read 1) 7 items
      1. Public and private in the Roman house - M. Grahame

        Chapter Recommended

      2. New Directions in Classic Maya Household Archaeology - Cynthia Robin 2003

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Arson or Accident? The Burning of a Neolithic House at Çatalhöyük, Turkey - Katheryn C. Twiss, Amy Bogaard, Doru Bogdan, Tristan Carter, Michael P. Charles, Shahina Farid, Nerissa Russell, Mirjana Stevanović, E. Nurcan Yalman and Lisa Yeomans 2008

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. Case Studies: Community Organization (read 1) 8 items
      1. Broken K pueblo - J. Hill

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. Ägypten - Manfred Bietak, E. B. Pusch, Mark Lehner, M. Verner, D. G. Jeffreys, H. S. Smith, E. Strouhal, D. Arnold, J. Dorner, H. Jaritz, A. J. Spencer, Günter Dreyer, E. Graefe and Michael Allen Hoffman 1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. Sub-section is 'Lehner, a contextual approach to the Giza pyramids', pp. 136-158.

      3. The social texture of Pompeii - D. Robinson

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      4. Public honour and private shame: the urban texture of Pompeii - A. Wallace-Hadrill

        Chapter Recommended

    4. Recommended Reading 12 items
      1. Pompeian households: an analysis of the material culture - Penelope M. Allison c2004

        Book Recommended

      2. Roman Pompeii: space and society - Ray Laurence 2007

        Book Recommended

      3. New perspectives on household archaeology - Bradley J. Parker, Catherine P. Foster 2012

        Book Recommended

      4. Pompeii: art, industry and infrastructure - Eric Poehler, Miko Flohr, Kevin Cole c2011

        Book Recommended

      5. Houses and society in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Andrew Wallace-Hadrill 1994

        Book Recommended

      6. Myrtos: an early Bronze Age settlement in Crete - Peter Warren c1972

        Book Recommended

      7. Household Archaeology - R. R. WILK, W. L. RATHJE 01/07/1982

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      8. Ceramic traditions at EM IIB Myrtos, Fournou Korifi - T. Whitelaw, P. Day, E. Kiriatzi, V. Kilikoglou

        Chapter Recommended

  6. Session 5: Artefacts Assemblages 1: Stone Artefacts: Assemblage formation, life histories, technology, function, classification 44 items
    1. Essential reading (read 2): 8 items
      1. Lithics: Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis - William Andrefsky, Jr 2005

        Book Essential E-BOOK

      2. The archaeologist's laboratory: the analysis of archaeological data - E. B. Banning c2000

        Book Essential CHAPTER 8: ANALYSING LITHICS

      3. Lithic analysis - George H. Odell c2004

        Book Essential CHAPTER 4: ASSEMBLAGE VARIABILITY, PP. 97-103.

      4. Archaeomineralogy - George Robert Rapp 2002

        Book Essential CHAPTERS 3 AND 4

    2. Case Studies (read 2-3) 9 items
      1. Chipped stone 3 items
        1. Networks and Neolithisation: sourcing obsidian from Körtik Tepe (SE Anatolia) - Tristan Carter, Sarah Grant, Metin Kartal, Aytaç Coşkun 01/2013

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        2. The chipped stone - T. Carter, M. Milic

          Chapter Recommended

        3. The chipped stone - T. Carter, J. Conolly, J. Spasojeviae

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Ground stone 3 items
        1. The ground stone technologies of Çatalhöyük, 1993-2008 - K. I. Wright

          Chapter Recommended

      3. Stone beads 3 items
        1. A technological approach to personal ornamentation and social expression at Çatalhöyük - R. Bains, D. Bar-Yosef, N. Russell, M. Vasic

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Stone Bead Technologies and Early Craft Specialization: Insights from Two Neolithic Sites in Eastern Jordan - Katherine I. Wright, Pat Critchley, Andrew Garrard, Douglas Baird 11/2008

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. For further reading: general 10 items
      1. Ground stone analysis: a technological approach - Jenny L. Adams, Archaeology Southwest (Organization) c2014

        Book Recommended CHAPTERS 1, 2, AND 5

      2. Lithics: Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis - William Andrefsky, Jr 2005

        Book Recommended CHAPTERS 2, 3, 4, 7 AND 8. E-BOOK.

      3. Lithic debitage: context, form, meaning - William Andrefsky c2001

        Book Recommended

      4. Handbook of paleolithic typology - André Debénath, Harold Lewis Dibble 1993-

        Book Recommended

      5. Lithics after the Stone Age: a handbook of stone tools from the Levant - Steven A. Rosen c1997

        Book Recommended

      6. New approaches to old stones: recent studies of ground stone artifacts - Yorke M. Rowan, Jennie R. Ebeling 2008

        Book Recommended

      7. Handbook of rocks, minerals, and gemstones - Walter Schumann c1993

        Book Recommended

    4. Formal tool types 6 items
      1. The Significance of Variability in Palaeolithic Assemblages - Francois Bordes and Denise de Sonneville-Bordes 1970

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. News and Short Contributions - William K. Barnett, W. David Kingery, Angela E. Close, Harold L. Dibble 22/1991

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. You are required to read the article 'On the validity of Middle Palaeolithic tool types', pp. 256-269.

    5. Microartefacts 1 item
      1. Microdebitage analysis: Initial considerations - K.R. Fladmark 1982-6

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    6. Style 4 items
      1. The Identification of Style in Lithic Artefacts - Angela E. Close 1978

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Style and Ethnicity in the Kalahari: A Reply to Wiessner - James R. Sackett 01/1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Style and Social Information in Kalahari San Projectile Points - Polly Wiessner 04/1983

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    7. Chaines operatoires, activity areas, individuals 2 items
      1. A re-fitter's paradise - D. DeLoecker

        Chapter Recommended

    8. Case Studies 4 items
      1. Systems of Exchange and Organization of Production in Neolithic Greece - Catherine Perles 1992-12-1

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Siliceous rocks and culture - A. Ramos Millán, María Ángeles Bustillo, International Flint Symposium 1997

        Book Recommended

  7. Session 6a: Interpretation of Regional datasets 7 items
    1. General readings 2 items
      1. Complexity in Archaic States - Robert McC Adams 09/2001

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Case Studies 5 items
      1. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

        Book Essential Chapter 5, 6, part 1

      2. Modelling maritime interaction in the Aegean Bronze Age - Carl Knappett, Tim Evans, Ray Rivers 12/2008

        Article Essential Electronic journal

  8. Session 6b: Texts and archaeological interpretations 16 items
    1. Essential reading (read 2): 8 items
      1. The archaeology of the 'gold of valour' - M. Bietak 2012

        Article Essential Paper journal

      2. The Amarna letters from Canaan - S. Izre'el

        Chapter Essential

      3. The evidence for early writing: utilitarian or ceremonial? - Nicholas Postgate, Tao Wang, Toby Wilkinson 09/1995

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      4. The botanical identity and transport of incense during the Egyptian New Kingdom - Margaret Serpico, Raymond White 12/2000

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      5. Rediscovering: Tell Leilan on the Habur Plains of Syria - Harvey Weiss 03/1985

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      6. 1985 Excavations at Tell Leilan, Syria - Harvey Weiss, Peter Akkermans, Gil J. Stein, Dominique Parayre 10/1990

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      7. The beginnings of Ur - L. Woolley

        Chapter Essential

    2. For further reading 8 items
      1. Between artifacts and texts: historical archaeology in global perspective - Andrén, Anders, Crozier, Alan c1998

        Book Recommended

      2. Amarna diplomacy: the beginnings of international relations - Raymond Cohen, Raymond Westbrook c2000

        Book Recommended PP. 112-124.

      3. THE EPIGRAPHIC DIGITAL LAB. - Davis Parker, Heather Dana1Rollston, Christopher A.1 2016

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Inscribed in clay: provenance study of the Amarna tablets and other ancient Near Eastern texts - Goren, Yuval, Artzy, Michal, Finkelstein, Israel, Naʼaman, Nadav 2004

        Book Recommended

      5. Text-aided archaeology - Barbara. J. Little

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      6. The Amarna letters - Moran, William L. c1992

        Book Recommended

      7. Fakes, Forgeries and Biblical Scholarship. - C. A. Rollston, A. G. Vaughn 2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. Please see other articles in Forum also.

      8. Amarna diplomacy: the beginnings of international relations - Westbrook, Raymond, Cohen, Raymond c2000

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

  9. Session 7: Interpreting the Living from the Dead 13 items
    1. General readings (read 2) 5 items
      1. The archaeology of the dead: lectures in archaeothanatology - H. Duday c2009

        Book Essential

      2. Preserving the body - M. Giles, 475 496

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

      3. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

        Book Essential Especially pages 21-44

    2. Case Studies 8 items
      1. Isotopic signatures and hereditary traits: snapshot of a Neolithic community in Germany - R. Alexander Bentley, Joachim Wahl, T. Douglas Price, Tim C. Atkinson 06/2008

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Moving on: the contribution of isotope studies to the early Neolithic of Central Europe - Penny Bickle, Daniela Hofmann 12/2007

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Beating ploughshares back into swords: warfare in the Linearbandkeramik - Mark Golitko, Lawrence H. Keeley 06/2007

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. A Bronze Age battlefield? Weapons and trauma in the Tollense Valley, north-eastern Germany - Detlef Jantzen, Ute Brinker, Jörg Orschiedt, Jan Heinemeier 06/2011

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. The social organization at Branč - Susan Shennan 12/1975

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  10. Session 8: Interpreting what's missing: considering the organic record 7 items
    1. Objects: reluctant witnesses to the past - Chris Caple 2006

      Book Essential E-BOOK

    2. Craft production - C. Costin

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Studies in ancient technology: Vol.8 - R. J. Forbes 1971

      Book Essential

    4. Archaeological artefacts as material culture - Hurcombe, L. M. 2007

      Book Essential

    5. Ancient Egyptian materials and technology - Shaw, Ian, Nicholson, Paul T. 2000

      Book Essential

  11. Session 9: Artefact Assemblages 2: Ceramics Assembage formation/life histories, technology, function, classification, style 28 items
    1. Essential reading (read 2): 3 items
      1. The archaeologist's laboratory: the analysis of archaeological data - E. B. Banning c2000

        Book Essential CHAPTER 9: ANALYSING POTTERY

      2. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Prudence M. Rice 2015

        Book Essential CHAPTERS 9 AND 5

      3. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 1. Function, Style, and Origins - Prudence M. Rice 1996

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Function (read 1) 3 items
      1. Pots as tools - D. Braun

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Prudence M. Rice 2015

        Book Recommended CHAPTER 7

      3. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 1. Function, Style, and Origins - Prudence M. Rice 1996

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. Style (read 1) 10 items
      1. Why Pots are Decorated - Nicholas David, Judy Sterner and Kodzo Gavua 1988

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Technology and Style: Potters and Pottery Among Bafia of Cameroon - Olivier P. Gosselain 09/1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Archaeological Research on Style - Michelle Hegmon 10/1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Style in technology: some early thoughts - H. Lechtman

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Prudence M. Rice 2015

        Book Recommended CHAPTER 8

      6. On the Origins of Pottery - Prudence M. Rice 1999

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    4. Case Studies (read 1) 5 items
      1. Struggling with pots in colonial South Carolina - L. Ferguson

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Social and technical identity in a clay crystal ball - O. P. Gosselain

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Technology and Style: Potters and Pottery Among Bafia of Cameroon - Olivier P. Gosselain 09/1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    5. Artefact handling case studies 4 items
      1. The Philistines and their material culture - Trude Dothan, Ḥevrah la-ḥaḳirat Erets-Yiśraʼel ṿe-ʻatiḳoteha c1982

        Book Recommended

      2. Pottery from the east mound - J. Last, et al

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The Wadi Faynan Fourth and Third Millennia Project, 1997: Report on the First Season of Test Excavations at Wadi Faynan 100 - Katherine Wright, Mohammed Najjar, Jonathan Last, Norah Moloney 01/1998

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    6. For further reading 3 items
      1. Pottery in archaeology - Clive Orton, Mike Hughes 2013

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      2. Approaches to archaeological ceramics - Carla M. Sinopoli c1991

        Book Recommended

      3. Pottery function: a use-alteration perspective - James M. Skibo 1992

        Book Recommended

  12. Lecture 10: Summary: reviewing interpretation in Archaeology 10 items
    1. Reasoning and research strategies (read all) 5 items
      1. The archaeologist's laboratory: the analysis of archaeological data - E. B. Banning c2000

        Book Essential CHAPTER 4

      2. Behavioral Archaeology and the "Pompeii Premise" - Lewis R. Binford 1981

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      3. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

        Book Essential RESEARCH STRATEGY AND FORMATIVE MESOAMERICA, PP. 1-11, A PRAYER FOR AN ENDANGERED SPECIES, PP. 369-373.

      4. Interpretive Archaeology and Its Role - Ian Hodder 01/1991

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      5. Archaeological context and systemic context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. For further reading 5 items
      1. A consideration of archaeological research design - Lewis B. Binford 1964

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Archaeology: the loss of innocence - David Clarke 03/1973

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. The golden marshalltown - Kent V. Flannery 1982

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Aims in Prehistoric Archaeology - Bruce G. Trigger 03/1970

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. The beginnings of Ur - L. Woolley

        Chapter Recommended

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