International Journal of Archaeology

Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Hunting Evidence from Eneolithic Site of Getahovit-2 Cave; Armenia

    Zarikian Noushig, Kalantarian Iren

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 22 August 2019
    Accepted: 6 September 2019
    Published: 20 September 2019
    Abstract: Wildlife in Armenia was always varied due to the different geographic landscapes and biotopes, between the valleys, mountains, forests, and plateaus of the country. A wide range of large mammals inhabited the Southern Caucasus. In Armenia, animal habitat varied through time, both during the Pleistocene and the Holocene and hunting activities were t... Show More
  • The Chalcolithization Process: Dynamics of Shiqmim Site-cluster (Northern Negev, Israel)

    Augustin Ferdinand Charles Holl

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 30-46
    Received: 19 June 2019
    Accepted: 27 July 2019
    Published: 24 September 2019
    Abstract: The Northern Negev Chalcolithic Period is supposed to have lasted for approximately 1000 years, from ca. 4500 to 3500 BCE. Its beginning and end, as well as internal evolution are hotly debated topics. Archaeological evidence features the accelerated diversification of Late Neolithic mixed-farming societies and expansion into new territories. Some ... Show More
  • Effect Titanium Dioxide / Paraloid B.72 Nanocomposite Coating on Protection of Treated Cu-Zn Archaeological Alloys

    Abeer Gharib, Manal Ahmed Maher, Sameh Hamed Ismail, Gehad Genidy Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 47-54
    Received: 19 October 2019
    Accepted: 14 November 2019
    Published: 25 November 2019
    Abstract: Copper alloy samples are subjected to climate chamber test to simulate corrosion compounds of copper artifacts in atmospheric environment. Relative humidity and air pollution considered as an essential source of deterioration and corrosion of archaeological objects. Corroded copper coupons were investigated by X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD) and s... Show More