School of Arts and Sciences
This recent symposium on archaeological chemistry emphasized studies in new areas of interest to archaeologists and archaeological chemists. Not only are the traditional areas of metal, glass, pottery, and stone treated, but also archaeological soils, fibers, dyes, bone, connective tissue, DNA, and organic residues.
Orna, M. V. and Lambert, J. B. New Directions in Archaeological Chemistry. In Archaeological Chemistry: Organic, Inorganic and Biochemical Analysis; Orna, M. V., Ed.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 1996; pp 1-9.