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Artifact classification : a conceptual and methodological approach / Dwight W. Read.

Author/Creator:
Read, Dwight W., 1943-
Publication:
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Archaeology -- Classification.
Antiquities -- Classification.
Archaeology -- Philosophy.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Contents:
Historical background
Pottery typologies
From intuitive to objective classifications
Objective classification : goals and problems
Artifact measurement
Production and categorization sequences
Quantitative classification : methodology
Patterning based on type frequency counts
Style, function, neutral traits, evolution, and classification.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-346) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781598741025 (hardback : alk. paper)
1598741020 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
84152835
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