Tag Archives: archaeological analysis

Visualizing Food Storage in Ancient Houses

Recently an article I wrote was published on the ASOR blog Ancient Near East Today. It discusses some of the issues with visualizations in archaeology.

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Funnels and food storage

Earlier this year Avraham Faust published the article Funnels as indicators of storage activities in the Iron II Southern Levant (Oxford Journal of Archaeology 38(1):80-104). Based on observations at Tel ‘Eton, he suggested that larger funnels with a diameter of … Continue reading

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Tel Batash (Timnah) House 950

I’ll add pictures of one more visualization completed as part of my study into household food storage. These pictures are from a reconstruction of House 950 at Tel Batash, often identified with Timnah on the border between Judah and Philistine … Continue reading

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Technology: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometry

For the last two days I went to a workshop on the use of a portable XRF spectrometry device. It is a tool to analyze the elemental composition of material without destroying the material. The device is based on principles … Continue reading

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