International Journal of Archaeology

Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2018

  • The Inspection and Appraisal of the Yonghemen Structure of the Qing Dynasty in Beijing

    Tao Zhang, Dejie Du, Dongqing Li, Fuquan Xu, Yongping Chen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 56-66
    Received: 12 October 2018
    Accepted: 2 November 2018
    Published: 5 December 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ija.20180602.11
    Abstract: Beijing has concentrated many of the excellent wooden structures of ancient architecture, but some of the ancient buildings are inevitably damaged by natural and human factors because of the time passed by. Therefore, the regular inspection of the wood condition and the analysis of the safety performance of the wooden structure have become an indis... Show More
  • The Death of William Leschallas, Illustrating Drawbacks to Official Documents and Skeletal Data to Estimate Prevalence for Syphilis or Cancer in 19th Century London

    Samuel Mark

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 67-80
    Received: 24 November 2018
    Accepted: 17 December 2018
    Published: 17 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ija.20180602.12
    Abstract: The combination of documentary evidence with skeletal analysis can reveal much about the prevalence of a condition from past times. Both types of evidence, however, have limitations. Using these data Cox published a study in 1996 of nearly 1,000 skeletons, dating from the 1700s to the 1850s, from Christ Church, Spitalfields in east London. Only two... Show More
  • La Lluera I Cave (San Juan De Priorio, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain): Art and GIS of the More Figurative Areas or “Niche Areas” of a Sanctuary

    Eugenio Aguilar Huergo, José Adolfo Rodríguez Asensio

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 81-87
    Received: 19 December 2018
    Accepted: 9 January 2019
    Published: 28 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ija.20180602.13
    Abstract: Since the beginning of the rock art until today, the study of prehistoric art has been done with different tools (drawings, photos, tracings, etc.). The study of the engravings in La Lluera I cave is a good example. Today, everything can be integrated into the appropriate tool: GIS. The engravings are the peculiarity to destroy a portion of the sur... Show More