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Spatial Environment and Conceptual Design
The Concept of Social Ecology as a Means to Integrate Humanities and Science in Landscape Archaeological Research
The relationship between humans, their landscapes, and the natural environment is complex and underlies mutual non-material and material fluxes. Especially challenging is the attempt to reconstruct this relationship in ...
Using pXRF for the Analysis of Ancient Pottery
An Expert Workshop in Berlin 2014
The aim of the secound workshop on the use of portable energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence (pXRF) organized by the Cluster of Excellence TOPOI was to exchange experiences and discuss the basic requirements for the use of ...
Contextualising Ancient Technology
From Archaeological Case Studies Towards a Social Theory of Ancient Innovation Processes
The diffusion of innovations from the Near East into the ‘static’ surrounding peripheries has become a well-known archaeological paradigm, often summed up as Ex Oriente Lux. While this conflicts with modern, scientifically ...
Approaching Economic Spaces
Methods and Interpretation in Archaeometric Ceramic Analysis
Archaeometric ceramic analysis has a long tradition. The work presented here by a research group of the Excellence Cluster Topoi focuses on the relationships between project design, methods utilized, and achieved results ...