Grupe, Gisela

Isotopic Landscapes in Bioarchaeology

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Table of contents

1. Unanswered Questions in the Evolution of Biomineralisation
Elizabeth M. Harper

Part I. Cremations: Anthropology, Mineralogy, Radiocarbon Dating

2. Complexities of the Ancient Mortuary Rite of Cremation: An Osteoarchaeological Conundrum
Jacqueline I. McKinley

3. Bones, Rocks, and Flames: Mineralogy and Petrology of Slags and Cremated Bones from Ritual Immolation Sites in Tyrol
Peter Tropper

4. Radiocarbon Dating of Cremated Bones: An Overview
Mark Strydonck

5. Mineralogic Characterisation of Archaeological Bone
Wolfgang W. Schmahl, Balazs Kocsis, Anita Toncala, Gisela Grupe

Part II. Geological Aspects of Isotopic Landscapes

6. Assessing the “Local” 87Sr/86Sr Ratio for Humans
James H. Burton, Rachel Hahn

7. Determination of Geo-dependent Bioavailable 87Sr/86Sr Isotopic Ratios for Archaeological Sites from the Inn Valley (Austria): A Model Calculation
Frank Söllner, Anita Toncala, Stefan Hölzl, Gisela Grupe

8. Provenancing Bronze: Exclusion, Inclusion, Uniqueness, and Occam’s Razor
Igor M. Villa

Part III. Ecological Aspects of Isotopic Landscapes

9. Linking Oxygen Isotopes of Animal-Bone Phosphate with Altimetry: Results from Archaeological Finds from a Transect in the Alps
Christoph Mayr, Gisela Grupe, Anita Toncala, Christina M. Lihl

10. Oxygen and Hydrogen Stable Isotopes in Earth’s Hydrologic Cycle
Robert Geldern, Johannes A. C. Barth

11. Toward an Integrated Isotope Zooarchaeology
Cheryl A. Makarewicz

Part IV. Processing Multi-isotope Signatures

12. Assigning Elephant Ivory with Stable Isotopes
Stefan Ziegler, Bruno Streit, Dorrit E. Jacob

13. Towards Predicting Places of Origin from Isotopic Fingerprints: A Case Study on the Mobility of People in the Central European Alps
Markus Mauder, Eirini Ntoutsi, Peer Kröger, Hans-Peter Kriegel

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Mineralogy, Zoology, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Natural Sciences
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