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  1. READING LIST IN PROGRESS!

  2. Introductory Reading 26 items
    1. Basic texts and introductory reading 15 items
      1. The social life of things: commodities in cultural perspective - Appadurai, Arjun 1986

        Book Recommended

      2. Objects: reluctant witnesses to the past - Caple, Chris 2006

        Book Recommended Useful overview and reference.

      3. Artifacts - Ewen, Charles Robin 2003

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      5. Learning from things: method and theory of material culture studies - Kingery, W. D. 1996

        Book Recommended

      6. Pandora's hope: essays on the reality of science studies - Latour, Bruno 1999

        Book Recommended The text starting the discussion about symmetrical archaeology and object agency.

      7. Archaeological approaches to technology - Miller, Heather Margaret-Louise 2007

        Book Recommended

      8. In defense of things: archaeology and the ontology of objects - Olsen, Bjørnar 2010

        Book Recommended An archaeological take on material culture theory. A good introduction to theoretical approaches.

      9. The material life of human beings: artifacts, behavior, and communication - Schiffer, Michael B., Miller, Andrea R. 1999

        Book Recommended

      10. Technology - F. Sigaut 2002

        Chapter Recommended

      11. Handbook of material culture - Tilley, Christopher Y. 2006

        Book Recommended

      12. Archaeometallurgy - C. Thornton 2009

        Chapter Recommended A short history of research in archaeometallurgy, outlining some trends. Useful to consider for other scientific fields as well.

    2. General perspectives on material culture, mainly in a modern context 6 items
      1. Material culture in the social world: values, activities, lifestyles - Dant, Tim 1999

        Book Recommended

      2. Thinking through things: theorising artefacts ethnographically - Henare, Amiria J. M., Holbraad, Martin, Wastell, Sari 2007

        Book Recommended

      3. History from things: essays on material culture - Lubar, Steven D., Kingery, W. D. 1993

        Book Recommended

      4. Archaeologies of materiality - Meskell, Lynn 2006

        Book Recommended

      5. Materiality - Miller, Daniel 2005

        Book Recommended

    3. Specific raw materials 5 items
      1. Lithics: macroscopic approaches to analysis - Andrefsky, William 2005

        Book Recommended

      2. The science and archaeology of materials: an investigation of inorganic materials - Henderson, Julian 2000

        Book Recommended

      3. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Hughes, Mike 2013

        Book Recommended

      4. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

        Book Recommended

      5. Making silent stones speak: human evolution and the dawn of technology - Schick, Kathy Diane, Toth, Nicholas Patrick 1993

        Book Recommended

  3. Lecture 1 - Introduction 38 items
    1. What is an Artefact? 5 items
      Some basic definitions and questions.
      1. Materials against materiality - Tim Ingold 2007

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      2. The cultural biology of things: commoditization as a process - I. Kopytoff 1986

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Object worlds in ancient Egypt: material biographies past and present - Meskell, Lynn 2004

        Book Recommended

      4. In defense of things: archaeology and the ontology of objects - Olsen, Bjørnar 2010

        Book Recommended

    2. Arranging the artefacts 33 items
      1. Essential Reading 3 items
        Articles for discussion.
        1. Are Emic Types Relevant to Archaeology? - Brian Hayden 1984

          Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Further Reading 30 items
        1. Bronze Age pottery and the problem of classification - J. C. Barrett 1991

          Chapter Recommended Digitised source

        2. Art, artefacts, and chronology in classical archaeology - Biers, William R. 1992

          Book Recommended

        3. Archaeology as Anthropology - Lewis R. Binford 1962

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        4. Archaeological perspectives - L. R. Binford 1968

          Chapter Recommended Digitised source

        5. Tools for constructing chronologies: crossing disciplinary boundaries - Buck, Caitlin E., Millard, Andrew 2004

          Book Recommended

        6. Theory and practice in urban pottery seriation - M. O. H. Carver 1985

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        7. Analytical archaeologist: collected papers of David L. Clarke - Clarke, David L. 1979

          Book Recommended

        8. Towards a phenomenological approach to medieval pottery - C. G. Cumberpatch 1997

          Chapter Recommended Digitised sources

        9. Consistency in Archaeological Measurement and Classification: A Pilot Study - Paul R. Fish 1978

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        10. The birth of prehistoric chronology: dating methods and dating systems in nineteenth-century Scandinavian archaeology - Gräslund, Bo 1987

          Book Recommended This gives you a fairly good idea of Montelius' typology, but do read up the original, it is very concise and clear!

        11. The Narrative and Rhetoric of Material Culture Sequences - Ian Hodder 1993

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        12. Creations of the mind: theories of artifacts and their representation - Margolis, Eric, Laurence, Stephen 2007

          Book Recommended A philosophical view.

        13. Artefacts as categories: a study of ceramic variability in central India - Miller, Daniel 1985

          Book Recommended

        14. Analysis of Style in Artifacts - Stephen Plog 1983

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        15. Chronology Construction and the Study of Prehistoric Culture Change - Stephen Plog and Jeffrey L. Hantman 1990

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        16. Artifact classification: a conceptual and methodological approach - Read, Dwight W. c2007

          Book Recommended

        17. Rethinking the Ware Concept - Prudence M. Rice 1976

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        18. Approaches to style in lithic archaeology - J. Sackett 1982

          Article Recommended Electronic journal. See also replies by Binford.

        19. Between antiquarians and archaeologists--continuities and ruptures - Schnapp, Alain Mar 2002

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        20. The World According to Basketry - W. Wendrich 1999

          Book Recommended Digitised source. See chapter 3.

        21. Why is archaeometry so boring for archaeologists? - F. Widemann 1982

          Chapter Recommended Digitised source

        22. The typology debate - A. Wylie 2002

          Chapter Recommended

  4. Lecture 2 - Chaîne opératoire and artefact life-histories 29 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. The chaîne opératoire - N. Schlanger 2005

        Chapter Essential Digitised source

    2. Further Reading 26 items
      1. Leroi-Gourhan, a Philosopher of Technique and Evolution - Françoise Audouze 2002

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. The Chaine Operatoire Approach in Middle Paleolithic Archaeology - Ofer Bar‐Yosef, Philip Van Peer 2009-02

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Hunters in a landscape - L. R. Binford 1983

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      4. Lithic technology and the Chaîne Opératoire - C. Chanteller 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Lithic technology as a means of processual inference - M. B. Collins 1975

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Comments of lithic technology and experimental archaeology - D. E. Crabtree 1975

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Studying artifacts: functions, operating sequences, taxonomy - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer 2001

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      8. Ideology, Materialization, and Power Strategies - Elizabeth DeMarrais, Luis Jaime Castillo and Timothy Earle 1996

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      9. The Cultural Biography of Objects - Chris Gosden and Yvonne Marshall 1999

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      10. Notes on the Life History of a Pot Sherd - C. Holtorf 2002

        Article Recommended Digitised source

      11. Biographical objects: how things tell the stories of people's lives - Hoskins, Janet 1998

        Book Recommended

      12. “Drinking Beer in a Blissful Mood” Alcohol Production, Operational Chains, and Feasting in the Ancient World - Justin Jennings, Kathleen L. Antrobus, Sam J. Atencio, Erin Glavich 2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Elements for an anthropology of technology - Lemonnier, Pierre 1992

        Book Recommended

      14. Case study: the life and times of a Roman jar - G. Lucas 2005

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      15. Object worlds in ancient Egypt: material biographies past and present - Meskell, Lynn 2004

        Book Recommended

      16. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Recommended

      17. Technology in the Humanities - N. Schlanger, A. Silclair 1990

        Article Recommended See below.

      18. Especially:

        o   Ingold, T. Society, nature and the concept of technology, 5-17,

        o   Cresswell, R., 'A New Technology' revisited, 39-54,

        o   Edmonds, M., Description, understanding and the chaîne opératoire, 55-70,

        o   Pigeot, N., Flintknapping specialists and apprentices at Magdalenian Etiolles, 126-41.

      19. Understanding artifact variability and change: a behavioral framework - J. M. Skibo, M. B. Schiffer 2001

        Chapter Recommended

      20. Operational sequences beyond linearity - M. Vidale 1998

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  5. Lecture 3 - The nature and identification of archaeological materials 20 items
    1. Key reference 1 item
      1. Archaeomineralogy - Rapp, George Robert 2009

        Book Essential

    2. Other useful sources 12 items
      1. Conservation of building and decorative stone: Vol. 1 - Ashurst, John, Dimes, Francis G., Honeyborne, D. B. 1990

        Book Recommended Contains very good introductory chapters to the main stone classes.

      2. The identification of slags from archaeological sites - Bachmann, H. G. 1982

        Book Recommended Old, black and white but there is not much out there.

      3. Centre for Archaeology Guidelines: Archaeometallurgy - J. Bayley, D. Dungworth, S. Paynter 2001

        Book Recommended Digitised source.

      4. Glass and other Vitreous Materials - Leo Biek and Justine Bayley 1979

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. Valuable for its discussion of oddities such as vitrified clay, fuel ash slag, lead win-dows melted in fires etc. Just when you think you have seen everything…..]

      5. Pottery in the making: world ceramic traditions - Freestone, Ian, Gaimster, David R. M. 1997

        Book Recommended The materials of all of the main ceramic groups, including glazed wares, are discussed.

      6. Textile production in pre-Roman Italy - Gleba, Margarita 2008

        Book Recommended Only one specific area, but the book gives you an idea of the indirect evidence for organic materials no longer present.

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

        Book Recommended

      8. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Hughes, Mike 2013

        Book Recommended

      9. Archaeological Evidence for Glassworking - S. Paynter, D. Dungworth 2011

        Book Recommended

      10. Leather tanneries: the archaeological evidence - Thomson, Roy, Mould, Quita 2011

        Book Recommended

      11. The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook - Tomber, R., Dore, John, English Heritage, British Museum 1998

        Book Recommended See the colour photos at the back of the book for a good overview of pottery fabrics and what they look like.

      12. Also check the reading lists for other materials-based courses, for example:

        * Archaeological ceramic analysis (ARCLG114)

        * Archaeological glass and glazes (ARCLG111)

        * Archaemetallurgy 2: Metallic Artefacts (ARCLG109)

        * Archaeometallurgy I: mining and extractive metallurgy (ARCLG108)

        * Interpreting Pottery (ARCLG112)

        * Lithic Analysis (ARCLG113)

        * The undergraduate course on Organic Materials (ARCL 2041)

    3. Web resources 7 items
      1. BGS Rock Classification Scheme - British Geological Survey

        Webpage Recommended For those who want to get their stone classification right. Geological knowledge essential to find your way through these four downloadable volumes.

      2. Archaeological Geology of Ancient Egypt

        Webpage Recommended James Harrel’s Web pages on Egyptian stone.

      3. Utilitarian Stones 2012

        Webpage Recommended UCLA Encyclopaedia of Egyptology

      4. Building Stones 2012

        Webpage Recommended UCLA Encyclopaedia of Egyptology

      5. There are lots of websites with basic classification schemes for rocks. Wikipedia seems reasonable on this, but should not be taken as definitive without cross-reference to peer-reviewed sources.

      6. Mineralogy Database - Mineral Collecting, Localities, Mineral Photos and Data

        Website Recommended Lots of information about and photos of mineral species.

  6. Lecture 4 - Assessing assemblages 22 items
    1. Introductory reading on glass (Anastasya Cholakova) 4 items
      1. Pliny on Roman glassmaking - I. Freestone 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The composition and production of Anglo-Saxon glass - I. Freestone, M. Huges, C. Stapleton 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Archaeological Evidence for Glassworking - S. Paynter, D. Dungworth 2011

        Book Recommended

      4. Romano-British glass vessels: a handbook - Price, J., Cottam, Sally 1998

        Book Essential

    2. Introductory reading on textiles (Susanna Harris) 5 items
      1. Old Textiles -- New Possibilities - E. A. Strand, K. M. Frei, M. Gleba, U. Mannering 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. North European textiles until AD 1000 - Jørgensen, Lise Bender 1992

        Book Recommended

      3. Textiles & textile production in Europe: from prehistory to AD 400 - Gleba, Margarita, Mannering, Ulla 2012

        Book Recommended

    3. Introductory reading on ceramics (Silvia Amicone) 4 items
      1. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Hughes, Mike 2013

        Book Recommended

      2. On the origins of extractive metallurgy: new evidence from Europe - Miljana Radivojević, Thilo Rehren, Ernst Pernicka, Dušan Šljivar 2010-11

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    4. Introductory reading on metals (Siran Liu) 5 items
      1. Sophisticated Roman recovery techniques for gold - H. Beckmann 1995

        Article Recommended Digitised source. For general introduction for vein gold recovery technology.

      2. The identification of slags from archaeological sites - Bachmann, H. G. 1982

        Book Recommended How archaeometallurgists approach the technical study of slag.

      3. Centre for Archaeology Guidelines: Archaeometallurgy - J. Bayley, D. Dungworth, S. Paynter 2001

        Book Recommended Digitised source. Excellent basic introduction.

      4. Medieval lead-silver smelting in the Siegerland, West Germany - T. Rehren, J. Schneider, C. Bartels 1999

        Article Recommended For silver smelting technology.

      5. Introductory orientations: the traditional Chinese iron industry in recent centuries - D. Wagner 2008

        Chapter Recommended For general introduction to Chinese blast furnace and crucible smelting.

    5. Introductory reading on flint (Stuart Page) 4 items
      1. Lithics: macroscopic approaches to analysis - Andrefsky, William 2005

        Book Recommended

      2. Making silent stones speak: human evolution and the dawn of technology - Schick, Kathy Diane, Toth, Nicholas Patrick 1993

        Book Recommended Especially the Acheulean handaxe chapter.

      3. Flintknapping: making and understanding stone tools - Whittaker, John C. 1994

        Book Recommended

  7. Lecture 5 - The spatial analysis of artefact distributions 12 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Making Weapons for the Terracotta Army - Marcos Martinón-Torres, Xiuzhen Janice Li, Andrew Bevan, Yin Xia 2011

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. Intrasite spatial analysis in theory and practice - Blankholm, H. P. 1991

        Book Recommended

      2. CONNECTING THE DOTS: TOWARDS ARCHAEOLOGICAL NETWORK ANALYSIS - TOM BRUGHMANS 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Intrasite spatial analysis in archaeology - Hietala, Harold J. 1984

        Book Recommended

      4. Spatial analysis in archaeology - Hodder, Ian, Orton, Clive 1976

        Book Recommended

      5. A 3D digital workflow for archaeological intra-site research using GIS - Markos Katsianis, Spyros Tsipidis, Kostas Kotsakis, Alexandra Kousoulakou 2008

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. The interpretation of archaeological spatial patterning - Kroll, Ellen M., Price, T. Douglas, Society for American Archaeology 1991

        Book Recommended

      7. The iceman as a burial - Vanzetti, A Sep 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  8. Lecture 6 - The organisation of production 30 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Towards a a model for Roman pottery studies - D.P.S. Peacock

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 27 items
      1. Pliny on Roman glassmaking - Ian Freestone

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The batch: its recognition and significance - Ian Freestone, J. Price, C. Cartwright

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Pottery in the making: world ceramic traditions - Freestone, Ian, Gaimster, David R. M. 1997

        Book Recommended

      4. Household eceonomic specialization and social differentiation: the stone-tool assemblage at El Pamillo, Oaxaca - Helen R. Haines, Gary M. Feinman, Linda M. Nicholas 2004

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      5. Changing entanglement and temporalities - Ian Hodder

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Variability in single smelting episodes – a pilot study using iron slag from Uganda - Jane Humphris, Marcos Martinón-Torres, Thilo Rehren, Andrew Reid 2009

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      7. Rome in the desert: a symbol of power - Peacock, D. P. S., University of Southampton 1992

        Book Recommended

      8. The Concept of a Pottery Production Centre. An Archaeometrical Contribution from Ancient Sagalassos - Jeroen Poblome, Patrick Degryse, Willy Viaene, Raoul Ottenburgs 2002

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      9. Qantir-Piramesses and the organisation of the Egyptian glass industry - Th. Rehren, E. Pusch, A. Herold

        Chapter Recommended

      10. Naturam ars imitata: European brassmaking between craft and science - Th. Rehren, M. Martinón-Torres

        Chapter Recommended

      11. Evolution of Specialized Pottery Production: A Trial Model [and Comments and Reply] - Prudence M. Rice, William Y. Adams, Joseph W. Ball, Whitney M. Davis, Timothy Earle, Robert E. Fry, Ian Hodder, L. R. V. Joesink-Mandeville, Charles C. Kolb, Masae Nishimura, Yasushi Kojo, Miguel Rivera Dorado, Barbara L. Stark and Sander E. Van Der Leeuw 1981

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      12. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 2. Composition, Production, and Theory - Prudence M. Rice 1996

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      13. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 2. Composition, Production, and Theory - Prudence M. Rice 1996

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      14. Late Classic Maya Pottery Production: Review and Synthesis - Prudence M. Rice 2009

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      15. Glass and faience at Amarna: different methods of both supply for production and subsequent distribution. - A.J. Shortland, P. Nicholson, C. Jackson

        Chapter Recommended

  9. Lecture 7 - Consumption, use and discard 31 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Midden Ceramic Assemblage Formation: A Case Study from Kalinga, Philippines - Margaret E. Beck 2006

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Look through 1 item
      1. Refuse and disposal at Area 16 East, Runnymede - Needham, Stuart, Spence, Tony, Serjeantson, D., Sørensen, Marie Louise Stig 1996

        Book Recommended

    3. Further Reading 27 items
      1. Behavioral Archaeology and the "Pompeii Premise" - Lewis R. Binford 1981

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. The Destruction of Wealth in Later Prehistory - Richard Bradley 1982

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Parts and wholes: fragmentation in prehistoric context - Chapman, John, Gaydarska, Bisserka 2007

        Book Recommended

      4. Where the garbage goes: Refuse disposal in the Maya Highlands - B. Hayden, A. Cannon 1983

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Cultural Logic and Practical Reason: the Structure of Discard in Ancient Maya Houselots - Scott R. Hutson, Travis W. Stanton 2007

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. Taphonomische Forschungen (nicht nur) zum Neolithikum - Link, Thomas 2013

        Book Recommended Several articles available on www.academia.edu

      7. Trashing rubbish - L. Martin, N. Russell 2000

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      8. Is there an archaeological record? - L. Patrik 1985

        Article Recommended Digitised source

      9. Hearth & home: a history of material culture - Pounds, Norman John Greville 1989

        Book Recommended THE AMOUNT OF MATERIAL USED THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES TO MODERN TIMES

      10. Archaeological Context and Systemic Context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      11. Formation processes of the archaeological record - Schiffer, Michael B. 1987

        Book Recommended

      12. Interpreting artefact scatters: contributions to ploughzone archaeology - Schofield, A. J., Theoretical Archaeology Group (England) 1991

        Book Recommended

      13. Status and Role of Formation Theory in Contemporary Archaeological Practice - Michael J. Shott 1998

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      14. The ethnoarchaeology of refuse disposal - Staski, Edward, Sutro, Livingston D. 1991

        Book Recommended

      15. Rubbish theory: the creation and destruction of value - Thompson, M. 1979

        Book Recommended

      16. Ceremonial trash? - W. Walker 1995

        Chapter Recommended

      17. Beads and beakers: Heirlooms and relics in the British Early Bronze Age - Woodward, Ann Dec 2002

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  10. Lecture 8 - What do objects want? Material agency 36 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. What Do Objects Want? - Chris Gosden 2005

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Towards a theory of material engagement - C. Renfrew 2004

        Chapter Essential Digitised source

    2. Further Reading 33 items
      1. Material culture: current problems - V. Buchli 2004

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      2. Material meanings: critical approaches to the interpretation of material culture - Chilton, Elizabeth S. 1999

        Book Recommended

      3. Cultural psychology: a once and future discipline - Cole, Michael 1996

        Book Recommended

      4. Technology and social agency: outlining a practice framework for archaeology - Dobres, Marcia-Anne 2000

        Book Recommended

      5. Social agency and the dynamics of prehistoric technology - M-A. Dobres, C. R. Hoffman 1994

        Article Recommended Digitised source

      6. The social dynamics of technology: practice, politics, and world views - Dobres, Marcia-Anne, Hoffman, Christopher R. 1999

        Book Recommended

      7. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Foucault, Michel 1995

        Book Recommended Do try to understand his concept of power and how this relates to the buildings and other artefacts used.

      8. Technology and Magic - Alfred Gell 1988

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      9. Art and agency: an anthropological theory - Gell, Alfred 1998

        Book Recommended One of the basic texts in the discussion about the agency of objects.

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

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      11. Neo-thingness - I. Hodder 2004

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      12. Materials against materiality - Tim Ingold 2007

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Archaeological theory and scientific practice - Jones, Andrew 2001

        Book Recommended

      14. Memory and material culture - Jones, Andrew 2007

        Book Recommended

      15. Technological choices: transformation in material cultures since the Neolithic - Lemonnier, Pierre 1993

        Book Recommended

      16. Elements for an anthropology of technology - Lemonnier, Pierre 1992

        Book Recommended

      17. Agents in Inter-Action: Bruno Latour and Agency - Andrew Martin 2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      18. Body techniques - M. Mauss 1979

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      19. Artefacts and the meaning of things - D. Miller 2002

        Chapter Recommended

      20. Art as a mode of action. Some problems with Gell's art and agency - H. Morphy 2009

        Article Essential Electronic journal. Highly critical of the concept.

      21. Regional perspectives on the Neolithic anthropomorphic imagery of Northern Greece - S. Nanoglu 2006

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. Concept of citation or reiteration (Judith Butler).

      22. Fetishised Objects and Humanised Nature: Towards an Anthropology of Technology - Bryan Pfaffenberger 1988

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      23. Social Anthropology of Technology - Bryan Pfaffenberger 1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      24. The material life of human beings: artifacts, behavior, and communication - Schiffer, Michael B., Miller, Andrea R. 1999

        Book Recommended

      25. Anthropological perspectives on technology - Schiffer, Michael B. 2001

        Book Recommended

      26. Technology - F. Sigaut 2002

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      27. Techniques, technology and civilisation - Mauss, Marcel, Schlanger, Nathan 2006

        Book Recommended

      28. The Social Agency of Things? Animism and Materiality in the Andes - Bill Sillar 2009-10

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  11. Lecture 9 - Distribution, trade and exchange 84 items
    1. Essential Reading 7 items
      1. Exchange systems in prehistory - T. Earle 2010

        Chapter Essential

      2. Trade as action at a distance - C. Renfrew 1975

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      3. On the sociology of primitive exchange - M. Sahlins 1974

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Determining source and provenance 3 items
        1. Tracing to source - M Hughes 1991

          Chapter Essential

        2. The provenance hypothesis - L. Wilson, A. M. Pollard 2001

          Chapter Essential

        3. Archaeological provenance studies - R. H. Tykot 2004

          Chapter Recommended

    2. Trade and exchange 5 items
      1. Introduction: commodities and the politics of value - A. Appadurai 1986

        Chapter Essential

      2. Trade and exchange: archaeological studies from history and prehistory - Dillian, Carolyn D., White, Carolyn L. 2010

        Book Essential

      3. Trade as action at a distance - C. Renfrew 1975

        Chapter Recommended Digitised source

      4. Stone Age economics - Sahlins, Marshall David 2004

        Book Recommended

    3. Further Reading 72 items
      1. Theory 10 items
        1. The phenomenon of money - Crump, Thomas 1981

          Book Recommended

        2. Theoretical Issues in Economic Anthropology - George Dalton 1969

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        3. The Goodfellows vs. the Dalton Gang: The Assumptions of Economic Anthropology - John H. Dowling 1979

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        4. Production and exchange in prehistory - T. Earle 1999

          Chapter Recommended

        5. Exchange and reciprocity - C. A. Gregory 2002

          Chapter Recommended

        6. The gift: the form and reason for exchange in archaic societies - Mauss, Marcel 2002

          Book Recommended

        7. The Role of Ordinary Goods in Premodern Exchange - Monica L. Smith 1999

          Article Essential Electronic journal

        8. Inalienable possessions: the paradox of keeping-while-giving - Weiner, Annette B. 1992

          Book Recommended

      2. Case studies 32 items
        1. Political affinities and economic fluctuations: the evidence from textiles - N. K. Adams 2007

          Chapter Recommended Textiles from Qasr Ibrim, Egypt.

        2. Tool hoards and Neolithic use of the landscape in north-eastern Ireland - Douglas B. Bamforth, Peter C. Woodman 2004

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        3. Interpreting the axe trade: production and exchange in Neolithic Britain - Bradley, Richard, Edmonds, M. R. 1993

          Book Recommended Especially chapter 1, Neolitic Britain and the study of exchange systems, pp. 1-58.

        4. Stone axe studies: Volume 2: The petrology of prehistoric stone implements from the British Isles - Clough, T. H. McK., Cummins, W. A. 1988

          Book Recommended

        5. The Irish Stone Axe Project: Monograph I - Cooney, Gabriel, Mandal, Stephen, Byrnes, Emmet, O'Carroll, Finola 1998

          Book Recommended

        6. Coins and power in late Iron Age Britain - Creighton, John 2000

          Book Recommended

        7. Archaeologies of colonialism: consumption, entanglement, and violence in ancient Mediterranean France - Dietler, Michael 2010

          Book Recommended On the role of imported luxury items in the late Iron Age.

        8. Stone tools and society: working stone in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain - Edmonds, M. R. 1995

          Book Recommended Prestige goods economy.

        9. Commerce in the Dark Ages: A Critique of the Evidence - Philip Grierson 1959

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        10. Political Economy and Archaeology: Perspectives on Exchange and Production - Kenneth G. Hirth 1996

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        11. Regression Analysis of Some Trade and Marketing Patterns - Ian Hodder 1974

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        12. Spatial analysis in archaeology - Hodder, Ian, Orton, Clive 1976

          Book Recommended

        13. The Supply and Use of Money in the Roman World 200 B.C. to A.D. 300 - Christopher Howgego 1992

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        14. How did the Romans view their coinage and its function? - E. Lo Cascio 1996

          Chapter Recommended

        15. Amphorae and the Roman economy: an introductory guide - Peacock, D. P. S., Williams, D. F. 1986

          Book Recommended

        16. Systems of exchange and organization of production in Neolithic Greece. - C. Perlés 1992

          Article Recommended Available as a print journal

        17. Commodities, transactions and growth in the Central European Early Bronze Age - S. Shennan 1993

          Article Recommended Available as a print journal

        18. From luxuries to commodities: The nature of Mediterranean Bronze Age trading systems - A. G. Sherratt, E. S. Sherratt 1991

          Chapter Recommended

        19. Some notes from the potter's point of view - S. Van Der Leuw 1999

          Chapter Recommended

        20. World-systems analysis and the Roman empire - G. Woolf 1999

          Article Recommended Available as print journal

      3. Provenancing 30 items
        1. Lithics 11 items
          1. Flintsource.Net

            Website Recommended European flint sources

          2. Sourcing lithic artefacts by instrumental analysis - N. Herz 2001

            Chapter Recommended

          3. Sentinel Butte: neutron activation analysis of White River Group chert from a primary source and artifacts from a Clovis cache in North Dakota, USA - Bruce B. Huckell, J. David Kilby, Matthew T. Boulanger, Michael D. Glascock 2011

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          4. Obsidian and early cultural contact in the Near East - C. Renfrew, J. E. Dixon, J. R. Cann 1966

            Article Recommended Available as a print journal

          5. Archaeological chemistry - Pollard, A. M., Heron, Carl, Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain) 2008

            Book Recommended

          6. Sources of Imported Obsidian at Postclassic Sites in the Yautepec Valley, Morelos: A Characterization Study Using XRF and INAA - Michael E. Smith, Adrian L. Burke, Timothy S. Hare and Michael D. Glascock 2007

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          7. The geological sources and transport of the bluestones of Stonehenge, Wiltshire, U.K - R. S. Thorpe 1991

            Article Recommended Available as a print journal

        2. Ceramics 5 items
          1. Group Therapy in Crete: A Comparison Between Analyses by NAA and Thin Section Petrography of Early Minoan Pottery - Peter M Day, Evangelia Kiriatzi, Alexandra Tsolakidou, Vassilis Kilikoglou 1999

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          2. Ceramic Petrography - I. Freestone 1995

            Article Recommended Available as a print journal

          3. Ceramic petrology and prehistoric pottery in the UK - E. L. Morris, A. Woodward 2003

            Article Recommended Available as a print journal

          4. Neolithic pottery production in Cornwall - D.P. Peacock 1969

            Article Recommended Available as a print journal

        3. Metals 7 items
          1. A response to the paper of A. M. Pollard - N. H. Gale 2009

            Chapter Recommended

          2. Lead isotope analyses applied to provenance studies. - N. H. Gale, Z. Stos-Gale 2000

            Chapter Recommended

          3. THE TREASURE OF GUARRAZAR: TRACING THE GOLD SUPPLIES IN THE VISIGOTHIC IBERIAN PENINSULA - M. F. GUERRA, T. CALLIGARO, A. PEREA 2007

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          4. Studien zur kupfer- und frühbronzezeitlichen Metallurgie zwischen Karpatenbecken und Ostsee - Krause, Rüdiger 2003

            Book Recommended With Database on European Copper-sources.

          5. What a long, strange Trip it’s been: lead Isotopes and Archaeology - A. M. Pollard 2009

            Chapter Recommended

        4. Other materials 7 items
          1. PIXE/PIGE characterisation of emeralds using an external micro-beam - T. Calligaro, J.-C. Dran, J.-P. Poirot, G. Querré 2000

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          2. Combined external-beam PIXE and μ-Raman characterisation of garnets used in Merovingian jewellery - T. Calligaro, S. Colinart, J.-P. Poirot, C. Sudres 2002

            Article  Electronic journal

          3. Provenance analysis of glass artefacts - B. Gratuze, K. Janssens 2004

            Chapter Recommended

          4. Elemental analysis and characterization of ochre sources from Southern Arizona - Rachel S. Popelka-Filcoff, Elizabeth J. Miksa, J. David Robertson, Michael D. Glascock 2008

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          5. Southern African glass beads: chemistry, glass sources and patterns of trade - Peter Robertshaw, Marilee Wood, Erik Melchiorre, Rachel S. Popelka-Filcoff 2010

            Article Recommended Electronic journal

          6. Turquoise sources and source analysis: Mesoamerica and the southwestern USA - P.C Weigand 1977

            Chapter Recommended Classic paper first states the “Provenience Postulate”.

  12. Lecture 10 - Innovation, mass production and technological change 37 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Practical and Prestige Technologies: The Evolution of Material Systems - Brian Hayden 1998

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Further Reading 34 items
      1. The emergence of pottery: technology and innovation in ancient societies - Barnett, William, Hoopes, John W. 1995

        Book Recommended

      2. The evolution of technology - Basalla, George 1988

        Book Recommended

      3. Innovation in later medieval urban metalworking - J. Bayley 1996

        Article Recommended Digitised source

      4. Explaining the evolution of ironmaking recipes – An example from northwest Wales - Michael F. Charlton, Peter Crew, Thilo Rehren, Stephen J. Shennan 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Risk and Invention in Human Technological Evolution - Ben Fitzhugh 2001

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. Practical and Prestige Technologies: The Evolution of Material Systems - Brian Hayden 1998

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      7. Experiment and innovation: early Islamic industry at al-Raqqa, Syria - J. Henderson 2005

        Article Recommended Available as print journal

      8. Variability in single smelting episodes – a pilot study using iron slag from Uganda - Jane Humphris, Marcos Martinón-Torres, Thilo Rehren, Andrew Reid 2009

        Article Recommended Eectronic journal

      9. Andean value systems and the development of prehistoric metallurgy - H. Lechtman 1984

        Article Recommended Available as a print journal

      10. Making Weapons for the Terracotta Army - Marcos Martinón-Torres, Xiuzhen Janice Li, Andrew Bevan, Yin Xia 2011

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      11. Post-medieval crucible productionand distribution: a study of materials and materialities - M. Martinon-Torres, T. Rehren 2009

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      12. The Study of Technological Organization - Margaret C. Nelson 1991

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Evolutionary Implications of Design and Performance Characteristics of Prehistoric Pottery - Michael J. O'Brien, Thomas D. Holland, Robert J. Hoard and Gregory L. Fox 1994

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      14. Blowpipes versus bellows in ancient metallurgy - J. E. Rehder 1994

        Article  Available as a print journal

      15. The explanation of long-term technological change - M. B. Schiffer 2001

        Chapter Recommended

      16. Studying technological change: a behavioral approach - Schiffer, Michael B. 2011

        Book Recommended

      17. Ceramic Style Change and Neutral Evolution: A Case Study from Neolithic Europe - S. J. Shennan and J. R. Wilkinson 2001

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      18. What's new?: a closer look at the process of innovation - Torrence, Robin, Leeuw, Sander Ernst van der 1989

        Book Recommended

      19. Technical traditions and unquestioned assumptions : the case of pottery in Michoacan - Sander E. Van der Leeuw, Dick A. Papousek, Anick Coudart 1992

        Article Recommended Available as a print journal

  13. Lecture 1: Excavating artefacts and finds processing 20 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Techniques of archaeological excavation - Barker, Philip 1993

        Book Essential Chapter 9

      2. Splitting objects 2001

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

    2. Have a look at 2 items
      1. POST-FIELDWORK PLANNING, PROCESSING AND FINDS ANALYSIS - P. Drewett 2011

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Archaeological site manual - Westman, Andrew, Museum of London 1994

        Book Recommended CHAPTERS 4.1-4.2

    3. Further Reading 2 items
      1. A Consideration of Archaeological Research Design - L. Binford 1964

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      2. The Golden Marshalltown: A Parable for the Archeology of the 1980s - Kent V. Flannery 1982

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    4. Guidelines & Policy 13 items
      1. English Heritage Commentary on the National Planning Policy Framework - English Heritage

        Document Recommended Online Resource SEE ALSO OTHER DOCUMENTS HERE: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about/news/eh-responds/national-planning-policy-framework/

      2. Management of archaeological projects - Andrews, Gill, English Heritage 1991

        Book 

      3. Artifacts - Ewen, Charles Robin c2003

        Book 

      4. The National Planning Policy Framework and Archaeology: A Discussion - Joe Flatman, Dominic Perring 2013

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      5. Principles of archaeological stratigraphy - Harris, Edward C. 1989

        Book Recommended ESPECIALLY CHAPTER 10 AND APPENDIX 1

      6. Understanding the British Iron Age: an agenda for action : a report for the Iron Age Research Seminar and the Council of the Prehistoric Society - Haselgrove, Colin, Iron Age Research Seminar, Council of the Prehistoric Society, Wessex Archaeology (Firm) 2001

        Book Recommended

      7. A research framework for London archaeology 2002 - Nixon, Taryn, Museum of London 2002

        Book Recommended

  14. Lecture 2: The field recording of artefacts 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Life in the pot shed - Clive Orton, Paul Tyers, A.G. Vince 1993

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. Minimum standards for the processing, recording, analysis and publication of post-Roman ceramics - Nenk, Beverley, Pearce, Jacqueline, Whittingham, Lucy, Slowikowski, Anna 2001

        Book Essential

      3. Have a quick browse of http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/ on the archaeology of the Thames in London.

    2. see also 4 items
      1. La quantification des céramiques: conditions et protocole : actes de la table ronde du Centre archéologique européen du Mont-Beuvray, (Glux-en-Glenne, 7-9 avril 1998) - Arcelin, Patrice, Tuffreau-Libre, Marie, Centre archéologique européen du Mont Beuvray 1998

        Book Recommended FOR AN EXAMPLE OF VERY FORMALISED RECORDING SYSTEMS

      2. Documentation: Recording Systems for Pottery 1982

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal READ THE PARTS BY NICHOLAS DAVID (pp.137-241) AND M.S. JOUKOWKSY (248-251).

      3. Archaeological finds: a guide to identification - Shopland, Norena 2005

        Book Recommended AMBITIOUS BUT NOT WITHOUT PROBLEMS AS HIGHLIGHTED BY THE FOLLOWING REVIEW.

    3. Identification of medieval/postmedieval pottery 8 items
      1. A dated type series of London medieval pottery: Part 5: Shelly-sandy ware and the greyware industries - Blackmore, Lyn, Pearce, Jacqueline c2010

        Book Recommended AND THE OTHER VOLUMES IN THIS SERIES

      2. Pottery in medieval Southampton, c.1066-1510 - Brown, Duncan H., Council for British Archaeology 2002

        Book Recommended

      3. Post-medieval pottery, 1650-1800 - Draper, Jo 1984

        Book Recommended

      4. Medieval pottery in Britain - Haslam, Jeremy 1984

        Book Recommended

      5. Pottery produced and traded in north-west Europe 1350-1650 - Hurst, John G., Neal, David S., Beuningen, H. J. E. 1986

        Book Recommended

      6. A guide to the classification of medieval ceramic forms - Medieval Pottery Research Group, Medieval Pottery Research Group 1998

        Book Recommended

      7. Clay pipes for the archaeologist - Oswald, Adrian. 1975

        Book Recommended AVAILABLE ELSEWHERE - SEE ALSO NUMEROUS VOLUMES ON "THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE CLAY TOBACCO PIPE" IN THE BAR REPORTS

  15. Lecture 3: Creating and using collections 19 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. The Illicit Antiquities Scandal: What It Has Done to Classical Archaeology Collections - David Gill, Christopher Chippindale 2007

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      2. See the Museum Association's ethical code at http://www.museumsassociation.org/ethics/code-of-ethics

    2. Further Reading 16 items
      1. Colonialism and the object: empire, material culture and the museum - Barringer, T. J., Flynn, Tom 1998

        Book Recommended

      2. Flinders Petrie: a life in archaeology - Drower, Margaret S. c1995

        Book Recommended

      3. Letters from the desert: the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie - Drower, Margaret S. c2004

        Book Recommended

      4. Methodological reflections on the history of excavations techniques - G. Eberhardt 2008

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The first half century - and after - J.D. Evans 1987

        Article Recommended

      6. A history of the Petrie Palestinian Collection - R. Sparks 2007

        Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

      7. Flinders Petrie and the archaeology of Palestine - R. Sparks 2007

        Article Recommended Digitised Reading

      8. The presented past: heritage, museums and education - Stone, Peter G., Molyneaux, Brian, World Archaeological Congress 1994

        Book Recommended

      9. The catalogues of the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Farnham, Dorset - M. Thompson, C. Renfrew 1999

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      10. Archaeological ethics - Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Chip, Vitelli, Karen D. c2006

        Book Recommended

  16. Lecture 4: Artefacts outside the Museum. The concept and function of the portable antiquities scheme (PAS) in the UK 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Portable Antiquities web-site: http://finds.org.uk/

        Have a look at the annual reports: http://finds.org.uk/news/annual.asp

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. Article of Museum archaeologist - R. Bland 1996

        Article Recommended

      2. Metal detecting and archaeology in England: Contents - Colin Dobinson, Simon Denison 1995

        Webpage Recommended Electronic Resource

      3. Metal-detecting in archaeological excavation - T. Gregory, A. Rogerson 1985

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      4. A decade of discovery: proceedings of the Portable Antiquities Scheme Conference 2007 - Worrell, Sally, Portable Antiquities Scheme Conference 2010

        Book Recommended

  17. Lecture 5: Cataloguing Artefacts 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Cataloguing: SPECTRUM 4.0 - Collections Trust 2011

        Webpage Essential Electronic Resource

      2. Small Museums Cataloguing Manual - Museums Australia - Museums Australia (Victoria) 2009

        Webpage Essential YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE MANUAL AS A PDF-FILE ON THIS WEBSITE.

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. Cataloguing made easy: how to catalogue your collections - Holm, Stuart A., Museum Documentation Association (Great Britain) c2002

        Book Recommended

      2. Archaeological finds: a guide to identification - Shopland, Norena 2005

        Book Recommended

  18. Lecture 6: Creating and using object databases 13 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 2 items
    3. Further Reading 7 items
      1. SPECTRUM: the UK museum documentation standard - Cowton, Jeff, Grant, Alice, Museum Documentation Association (Great Britain) 1997

        Book Recommended Also online, see below.

      2. The SPECTRUM Standard - Collections Link

        Webpage Recommended YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE SOME PERSONAL DETAILS AND AGREE TO THEIR TERMS IN ORDER TO DOWNLOAD THE FILE FOR READING.

      3. Artifact classification and archaeological processes - G. Cowgill 1990

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Evaluation of archaeological decision-making processes and sampling strategies - Hey, Gill, Lacey, Mark, Kent (England), Oxford Archaeological Unit 2001

        Book Recommended Available in the library and online.

      5. Cataloguing made easy: how to catalogue your collections - Holm, Stuart A., Museum Documentation Association (Great Britain) c2002

        Book Recommended

      6. Minimum standards for the processing, recording, analysis and publication of post-Roman ceramics - Nenk, Beverley, Pearce, Jacqueline, Whittingham, Lucy, Slowikowski, Anna 2001

        Book Recommended

    4. Thesauri 3 items
      1. The British Museum Object Names Thesaurus - The British Museum 1999

        Webpage Recommended Electronic Resource

      2. Professional Practice - Collections Link

        Webpage Recommended Electronic Resources

      3. British Museum materials thesaurus - Szrajber, Tanya, British Museum 1997

        Book Recommended Online version at: http://www.collectionslink.org.uk/assets/thesaurus_bmm/matintro.htm

  19. Lecture 7: Describing Lithics 10 items
    1. General 5 items
      1. An introduction to flintworking - Crabtree, Don E., Muto, Guy, Keeler, Mary, Lovgren, Christine 1972

        Book Recommended

      2. Making silent stones speak: human evolution and the dawn of technology - Schick, Kathy Diane, Toth, Nicholas Patrick 1995, c1993

        Book Recommended

      3. The art of flint knapping - Waldorf, D. C., Waldorf, Valerie c2006

        Book Recommended

      4. Flintknapping: making and understanding stone tools - Whittaker, John C. 1994

        Book Recommended

    2. Terminology 4 items
      1. Drawing archaeological finds: a handbook - Griffiths, N., Jenner, M. A., Wilson, Christine, University College, London 1990

        Book Recommended

      2. La dénomination des objets de pierre taillée: matériaux pour un vocabulaire des préhistoriens de langue française - Brézillon, Michel N., Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France) 1968

        Book Recommended

      3. The technology of knapped stone: followed by a multilingual vocabulary arabic, english, french, german, greek, italian, russian, spanish - Inizan, Marie-Louise, Roche, Hélène, Reduron-Ballinger, Michèle, Tixier, Jacques 1992

        Book Recommended

      4. Outils préhistoriques: forme, fabrication, utilisation - Piel-Desruisseaux, Jean-Luc 1986

        Book Recommended

    3. see also 1 item
      1. L'outil de pierre préhistorique - Piel-Desruisseaux, Jean-Luc 1984

        Book Recommended

  20. Lecture 8: Representing Artefacts: Drawing 6 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Archaeological illustration - Adkins, Lesley, Adkins, Roy 1989

        Book Essential

      2. Photography in archaeology and conservation - Dorrell, Peter G. 1994

        Book Essential

      3. Approaches to archaeological illustration: a handbook - Steiner, Mélanie, Allason-Jones, Lindsay, Association of Archaeological Illustrators & Surveyors 2005

        Book Essential

    2. see also 3 items
      1. Aspects of illustration: prehistoric pottery - Goddard, Sean, Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group, Association of Archaeological Illustrators & Surveyors c1997

        Book Recommended

      2. Drawing archaeological finds: a handbook - Griffiths, N., Jenner, M. A., Wilson, Christine, University College, London 1990

        Book Recommended

      3. The illustration of lithic artefacts - Martingell, Hazel, Saville, Alan, Lithic Studies Society, Association of Archaeological Illustrators & Surveyors 1988

        Book Recommended

  21. Lecture 9: Drawing Lithics 3 items
    1. Basic reading 2 items
      1. Lithic illustration: drawing flaked stone artifacts for publication - Addington, Lucile R. 1986

        Book Essential

      2. The illustration of lithic artefacts - Martingell, Hazel, Saville, Alan, Lithic Studies Society, Association of Archaeological Illustrators & Surveyors 1988

        Book Essential

    2. also see readings for lecture 8 above

  22. Lecture 10: Object description: Comparison and discussion of published catalogues 1 item
    1. For further details see the Course Moodle.

  23. Lecture 11: Describing Artefacts - pottery 13 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Pour la normalisation de la description des poteries - Balfet, Hélène, Monzon, S., Fauvet-Berthelot, Marie-France, Musée de l'homme (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle) 1983

        Book Essential

      2. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Tyers, Paul, Vince, A. G. 1993

        Book Essential

      3. The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook - Tomber, R., Dore, John, English Heritage, British Museum 1998

        Book Essential USEFUL TABLES FOR THE DESCRIPTION OF INCLUSIONS ETC.

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. The current state of Romano-British pottery studies: a review for English Heritage - Fulford, M. G., Huddleston, K., English Heritage 1991

        Book Recommended

      2. Prehistoric pottery for the archaeologist - Gibson, Alex M., Woods, A. J. 1997

        Book Recommended

      3. Pottery and the archaeologist - Millett, Martin, University of London Archaeological Society, Pottery and the archaeologist 1979

        Book Recommended

      4. Interpreting silent artefacts: petrographic approaches to archaeological ceramics - Quinn, Patrick S. 2009

        Book Recommended

      5. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Recommended

      6. The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook - Tomber, R., Dore, John, English Heritage, British Museum 1998

        Book Recommended

      7. Roman pottery in Britain - Tyers, Paul 1996

        Book Recommended

      8. Roman Samian pottery in Britain - Webster, Peter, Dannell, G. B., Council for British Archaeology 1996

        Book Recommended

  24. Lecture 12: Drawing pottery 2 items
    1. Archaeological illustration - Adkins, Lesley, Adkins, Roy 1989

      Book Essential

    2. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

      Book Essential

  25. Lecture 13: Identifying and describing metal objects 3 items
    1. Middle Bronze Age metalwork: are artefact studies dead and buried? - G. Ramsey 1995

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading SOME REFLECTION ON THE USEFULNESS OF CLASSIFICATION AND TYPOLOGY, APPLICABLE TO OTHER PERIODS AS WELL.

    2. Splitting objects - Gavin Lucas

      Chapter Essential Electronic Book

    3. Portable Antiquities web-site: www.finds.org.uk

  26. Lecture 14: Recording Artefact Assemblages: Coins 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Prior to the class please look at www.finds.org.uk (particularly the finds from Suffolk).

    2. And look through at least one of the following 4 items
      1. Roman Castleford: excavations 1974-85, Volume 1: The small finds - Philo, Chris, Butterworth, Paula, Bailey, Donald M., Cool, H. E. M. 1998

        Book Essential

      2. The Roman small finds from excavations in Colchester 1971-9 - Crummy, Nina, Buckley, D. G., Colchester Archaeological Trust 1983

        Book Essential

      3. Rethinking Roman Britain: coinage and archaeology - Walton, Philippa Jane 2012

        Book Essential

      4. Rethinking Roman Britain: coinage and archaeology - Walton, Philippa Jane 2012

        Book Essential

    3. Further Reading 10 items
      1. Romano-British coin hoards - Abdy, Richard Anthony 2002

        Book Recommended

      2. Roman coinage in Britain - Casey, P. J. 1984, c1980

        Book Recommended

      3. Coins and the archaeologist - Casey, P. J., Reece, Richard 1988

        Book Recommended

      4. The coins - B. McKay 1992

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Coinage in Roman Britain - Reece, Richard 1987

        Book Recommended

      6. The coinage of Roman Britain - Reece, Richard 2002

        Book Recommended

      7. The Roman coins - R. Reece 1998

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Roman coins from the sacred spring at Bath - D. Walker 1988

        Chapter Recommended

      9. Michael Culture Association for database of finds

  27. Lecture 15: Representing Artefacts: Photography 1 item
    1. READING: see session 8 (Strand B)

  28. Lecture 16: Conservation for artefact studies 6 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. The elements of archaeological conservation - Cronyn, J. M., Robinson, W. S. 1990

        Book Essential Chapter 1: "Introducting Archaeological Conservation", pp. 1-13; if you have time then also Chapter 2: "Agents of Deterioration and Preservation", pp. 14-42.

      2. It's a material world - Jones, Samuel, Holden, John 2008

        Book Essential pp. 27-29 "Conservations and its Values" The whole book is free to download through weblink.

    2. Recommended Reading 4 items
      1. Things fall apart--: museum conservation in practice - Buttler, Caroline J., Davis, Mary, National Museum Wales c2006

        Book Recommended

      2. Caring for the past: issues in conservation for archaeology and museums - Pye, Elizabeth 2001

        Book Recommended SEE ESPECIALLY CHAPTERS 5&6

      3. A conservation manual for the field archaeologist - Sease, Catherine 1994

        Book Recommended

      4. First aid for finds - Watkinson, David, Neal, Virginia, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Rescue (Trust) 1998

        Book Recommended

  29. Lecture 17: The Finds Report 20 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Recommended Reading 2 items
      1. The Roman small finds from excavations in Colchester 1971-9 - Crummy, Nina, Buckley, D. G., Colchester Archaeological Trust 1983

        Book Recommended

    3. Further Reading 10 items
      1. Why do excavation reports have find catalogues? - P. Allison 1997

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Bronze Age pottery and the problem of classification - J. Barrett 1991

        Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

      3. Cadbury Castle, Somerset: the later prehistoric and early historical archaeology - Barrett, John C., Freeman, Philip, Woodward, Ann, Alcock, Leslie 2000

        Book Recommended

      4. Roman Castleford: excavations 1974-85, Volume 1: The small finds - Philo, Chris, Butterworth, Paula, Bailey, Donald M., Cool, H. E. M. 1998

        Book Recommended

      5. Roman vessel glass from excavations in Colchester, 1971-85 - Cool, H. E. M., Price, J., Fricker, David, Baxter, M. J. 1995

        Book Recommended

      6. A dated corpus of early Roman pottery from the City of London - Davies, B. J., Richardson, B., Tomber, R., Council for British Archaeology 1994

        Book Recommended

      7. Cataractonium: Roman Catterick and its hinterland : excavations and research, 1958-1997 - Wilson, P. R., Cool, H. E. M., Abramson, P., Lyons, E. R. 2002

        Book Recommended

      8. The Uley shrines: excavation of a ritual complex on West Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, 1977-9 - Woodward, Ann, Bayley, J., Leach, Peter, English Heritage 1993

        Book Recommended

    4. See also 7 items
      1. On the surface: Çatalhöyük 1993-95 - Hodder, Ian, British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Çatalhöyük Research Trust 1996

        Book Recommended

      2. Writing archaeology: site reports in context - I. Hodder 1989

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      3. The archaeological process: an introduction - Hodder, Ian 1999

        Book Recommended

      4. Site Finds in Roman Britain: A Comparison of Techniques - Kris Lockyear 2000

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      5. Romano-British glass vessels: a handbook - Price, J., Cottam, Sally 1998

        Book Recommended

      6. Site-finds in Roman Britain - R. Reece 1995

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

  30. Lecture 18: What's in store? Archives, access, issues and opportunities 20 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Archaeological archives: a guide to best practice in creation, compilation, transfer and curation - Brown, Duncan H., Institute of Field Archaeologists, Archaeological Archives Forum 2007

        Book Essential

      2. Archaeological archives and museums 2012 - R. Edwards 2012

        Document Essential Electronic Resource (pdf)

      3. Notes from the AAF Meeting held in Birmingham, 7th March 2013 - R. Edwards 2013

        Document Essential Electronic Resource (pdf)

      4. Museums Association

        Webpage Essential look at Museums Association ethical guidelines

    2. Recommended Reading 16 items
      1. Museum collections and sustainability - Nick Merriman 2008-03

        Article Recommended Available online.

      2. Museum of London Acquisition and Disposal Policy - Museum of London 2011

        Document Recommended Online document

      3. Collections Trust: Unlocking the Potential

        Website Recommended A GENERAL EXPLORATION OF THE COLLECTIONS TRUST WEBPAGE