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A Brief Bibliography of Copper in Ancient Times


Adam, Charles and Jim Duncan. 1996. The "Meppen long-nosed god maskettes," a new description and preliminary analysis. Central States Archaeological Journal 43(4):206-208.

Bell, Robert E. and Robert J. Block. 1972. A copper spearhead from western Oklahoma. Plains Anthropologist 17(55):65-67.

Bradley, James W. and Childs, S. Terry. 1991. Basque earrings and panther's tails: The form of cross-cultural contact in sixteenth century Iroquoia. Ehrenreich, Robert M. MASCA: Metals in Society: Theory beyond analysis. 8(2), 7-17.

Brown, Charles E. 1904 The native copper implements of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Archeologist 101-129.

Childs, S. Terry. 1991. Transformations: Iron and copper production in central Africa. Glumac, Petar D. MASCA: Recent trends in archaeometallurgical research 8(1), 33-46.

Flaskerd, George. 1940. A schedule of classification, comparison and nomenclature for copper artifacts in Minnesota. The Minnesota Archaeologist 635-50.

Gibbon, Guy. 1998. Old Copper in Minnesota: A review. Plains Anthropologist 43(163):27-50.

Given, Michael .2005. Mining landscapes and colonial rule in early-twentieth century Cyprus. Historical Archaeology 39(3):49-60.

Glumac, Petar D. and Todd, Judith A. 1991. Early metallurgy in southeast Europe: The evidence for production. Glumac, Petar D. MASCA: Recent trends in archaeometallurgical research 8(1), 5-19.

Goodman, Claire G. 1984. Copper artifacts in late Eastern Woodlands prehistory. Evanston: Center for American Archaeology, Northwestern University.

Griffin, James B. 1961. Lake Superior copper and the Indians: miscellaneous studies of Great Lakes prehistory. Ann Arbor, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan. Anthropological Papers.

Griffin, James B. 1966. A non-Neolithic copper industry in North America. Actas y Memorias:T hirty-sixth Congreso Internacional de Americanistas. 1, 281-285. Seville.

Griffin, James B. and Dan F. 1961. The short-nosed god from the Emmons Site, Illinois. American Antiquity 26(4):560-563.

Hauptmann, Andreas, Weisgerber, Gerd, and Bachmann, Hans-Gert. 1989. Ancient copper production in the area of Feinan, Khirbet en-Nahas, and wWadi-el-Jariye, Wadi Arabah, Jordan. Fleming, Stuart J. and Schenck, Helen R. MASCA: History of Technology: The role of metals, 6-16.

Holmes, William H. 1901. Aboriginal copper mines of Isle Royale, Lake Superior. American Anthropologist 3:684-696.

Keswani, Priscilla S. 2005. Death, Prestige, and Copper in Bronze Age Cyprus. American Journal of Archaeology 109(3):341-409.

Lillios, Katina T. 1993. Regional settlement abandonment at the end of the Copper Age in the lowlands of west-central Portugal. In Abandonment of settlements and regions: Ethnoarchaeological and archaeological approaches. Catherine M. Cameron and Steve A. Tomka, eds. Pp. 110-120. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Maggi, Roberto and Mark Pearce. 2005. Mid fourth-millennium copper mining in Liguria, north-west Italy: the earliest known copper mines in Western Europe. Antiquity 79(303):66-77.

Martin, Susan. 1999. Wonderful Power: The Story of Ancient Copper Working in the Lake Superior Basin. Wayne State University Press: Detroit.

Parkinson, William A. 2006. Tribal boundaries: Stylistic variability and social boundary maintenance during the transition to the Copper Age on the Great Hungarian Plain. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 25(19):33-58.

Paszthory, Emmerich. 1989. Electricity generation or magic? The analysis of an unusual group of finds from Mesopotamia. Fleming, Stuart J. and Schenck, Helen R. MASCA: History of Technology: The role of metals 6, 31-38.

Ponting, Matthew J. 1999. East meets west in Post-classical Bet She'an: The archaeometallurgy of cultural change. Journal of Archaeological Science 26:1311-1321.

Rapp, George (Rip), James Allert, Vanda Vitali, Zhichun Jing, and Eiler Henrickson. 2000. Determining Archaeological Sources of Artifact Copper: Source characterization using trace element analysis. University Press of America, Lanham.

Ruhl, Katharine C. and Mark F. Seeman. 1998. The temporal and social implications of Ohio Hopewell copper ear spool design. American Antiquity 63(4):651-662.

Steinbring, John H. 1975. Taxonomic and associational considerations of copper technology during the Archaic tradition. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

West, George A. 1929. Copper: its mining and use by the aborigines of the Lake Superior region. Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 10(1)

Chalcolithic Period Sources

Knapp, A. B. and Lynn Meskell. 1997. Bodies of evidence on prehistoric Cypress. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 7(2):183-204.

Panja, Sheena. 2003. Mobility strategies and site structure: a case study of Inamgaon. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 22(2):105-125.

Willcox, George. 2004. Measuring grain size and identifying Near Eastern cereal domestication: evidence from the Euphrates valley. Journal of Archaeological Science 31(2):145-150.

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