2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 7 Sunday, 28 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 504

T2. Sourcing Techniques in Archaeology (GSA Archaeological Geology Division)

Mostafa Fayek and Sharon K. Hull, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
7-18:05 AM STABLE ISOTOPE COMPOSITION OF LAND SNAILS FROM AN ~8KA B.P. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE IN EASTERN ALGERIA: FABER, Meredith L.1, YAPP, Crayton J.1, and LUBELL, David2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750395, Dallas, TX 75205, mfaber@smu.edu, (2) Department of Anthropology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
7-28:20 AM RECENT STABLE ISOTOPE STUDIES OF THE MOUNT PENTELIKON AND PARIAN WHITE MARBLE QUARRIES: A CALL FOR RIGOROUS GEOLOGIC FIELD WORK IN MARBLE PROVENANCE STUDIES: PIKE, Scott, Earth and Enviromental Sciences, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, spike@willamette.edu
7-38:35 AM CHERT SOURCING USING SIMS ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY FROM SOUTHERN BAFFIN ISLAND, CANADA: MILNE, S. Brooke, Department of Anthropology, University of Manitoba, 435 Fletcher Argue Building, Winnipeg, MB R3T5V5, Canada, FAYEK, Mostafa, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Univ. New Mexico/Univ. Manitoba, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC01 1050, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, mfayek@unm.edu, and HAMILTON, Anne, Department of Anthropology, University of Manitoba, Fletcher Argue Building, Winnipeg, MB R3T5V5, Canada
7-48:50 AM ADVANCES IN TURQUOISE SOURCING: HULL, Sharon, Geological Sciences/Anthropology, University of Manitoba, 240 Wallace Bldg, 125 Dysart Rd, Winnipeg, MB R3T2N2, Canada, umhulls@cc.umanitoba.ca, FAYEK, Mostafa, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Univ. New Mexico/Univ. Manitoba, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC01 1050, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, and MATHIEN, Joan, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Univ. New Mexico, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC01 1050, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
7-59:05 AM LEAD AND STRONTIUM ISOTOPES AS TRACERS OF TURQUOISE: THIBODEAU, Alyson M., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3B1, Canada, alyson.thibodeau@gmail.com, RUIZ, Joaquin, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, PO BOX 210077, 1040 E. 4th St, Tucson, AZ 85721, and CHESLEY, John T., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Gould-Simpson Building #77, 1040 E. 4th St, Tucson, AZ 85721
7-69:20 AM TRACING SOURCES OF POTTERY FROM A LATE BRONZE AGE SITE HALA SULTAN TEKKE, SOUTH-EAST CYPRUS USING LEAD ISOTOPES AND ELEMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY: RENSON, Virginie1, COENAERTS, Jan2, NYS, Karin2, MATTIELLI, Nadine3, and CLAEYS, Philippe1, (1) Department of Geology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, 1050, Belgium, vrenson@vub.ac.be, (2) Department of Art Sciences and Archeology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, 1050, Belgium, (3) G-Time, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement, Université Libre de Bruxelles, CP 160/02, Avenue F.D. Roosevelt 50, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
 9:35 AM Break
7-79:50 AM ARCHAEOLOGICAL PETROLOGY, X-RAY FLUORESCENCE AND OBSIDIAN PROVENANCE STUDIES IN A 21ST CENTURY ARCHAEOLOGY: SHACKLEY, M. Steven, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 232 Kroeber Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3710, shackley@berkeley.edu
7-810:10 AM AN EVALUATION OF PORTABLE X-RAY FLUORESCENCE FOR ARTIFACT SOURCING IN THE FIELD: CAN A HANDHELD DEVICE DIFFERENTIATE ANATOLIAN OBSIDIAN SOURCES?: FRAHM, Ellery, Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, 108 Pillsbury Hall, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, frah0010@umn.edu
7-910:25 AM SOME APPLICATIONS OF LA-TOF-ICP-MS IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROVENANCE STUDIES: NEFF, Hector, Anthropology/IIRMES, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CO 90840, hneff@csulb.edu
7-1010:45 AM ENIGMA OF A LEAD TOOTH: COMPOSITION OF LEAD ITEMS FROM THE HISTORIC PHASE OF THE EATON SITE: ENGELBRECHT, William, Anthropology, Buffalo State College, Classroom Building B 107, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, ENGELBWE@BuffaloState.edu and BERGSLIEN, Elisa, Earth Sciences and Science Education, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave, 271 Science Building, Buffalo, NY 14222
7-1111:00 AM SOURCING VOLCANIC MILLSTONES FROM GRECO-ROMAN SITES IN ALBANIA: GERKE, Tammie L.1, STOCKER, Sharon R.2, DAVIS, Jack L.2, MAYNARD, J. Barry3, and DIETSCH, Craig1, (1) Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, erebus95@fuse.net, (2) Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 210226, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0226, (3) Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 210013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
7-1211:15 AM COMPARING IRON AGE SOFTSTONE ARTIFACTS WITH SAMPLES FROM ANCIENT QUARRIES IN THE SEMAIL OPHIOLITE, SOUTHEAST ARABIA: XRD MINERALOGY AND ELEMENTAL ABUNDANCES BY ICP-MS: RUGE, Zoe1, BARBER, Don1, and MAGEE, Peter2, (1) Geology Department, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N Merion Ave, Park Sci Bldg, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, dbarber@brynmawr.edu, (2) Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
7-1311:30 AM SPECTROSCOPIC GEO-SOURCING OF LAPIS LAZULI USED IN ARTISTS' PIGMENT PRODUCTION: KLINSHAW, Robert, J. II, Earth Science, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, robracer99@hotmail.com, SMITH, Gregory Dale, Art Conservation, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, 14222, and BERGSLIEN, Elisa T., Earth Science, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
 11:45 AM Concluding Remarks

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