Ceramic Production and Circulation in the Greater Southwest: Source Determination by INAA and Complementary Mineralogical Investigations


Series: Monographs 43
ISBN: 978-0-917956-98-0
Publication Date: Dec 2002
Price: Pb $9.95
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Donna M. Glowacki and Hector Neff

The use of instrumental neutron analysis (INAA) in ceramic research in the American Sothwest has become widespread over the last ten years. This volume presents case studies of Southwestern ceramic production and distribution in which INAA is used as the primary analytical technique. These studies use provenance determination to explore such issues as exchange, migration, social identity, and economic organization. Case studies from the Southwestern periphery provide a comparative perspective from which to view the range of variation in Southwestern ceramic circulation patterns. Several of the case studies use mineralogical approaches to supplement chemical sourcing data. And, a case study using petrographic analyses provides a counterpoint to the emphasis on chemical approaches (INAA) in this volume. This volume documents the cumulative contribution of INAA-based ceramic characterization to knowledge of the prehistory of Southwest.

Table of Contents
  • Ch. 01: Ceramic Source Determination by Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis in the American Southwest by Hector Neff and Donna M. Glowacki
  • Ch. 02: Quantitative Techniques for Analyzing Ceramic Composition Data by Hector Neff
  • Ch. 03: Black Mountain Phase Ceramics and Implications for Manufacture and Exchange Patterns by Darrell Creel, Mathew Williams, Hector Neff, and Michael D. Glascock
  • Ch. 04: Chaco and the Production and Exchange of Dogoszhi-Style Pottery by Jill E. Neitzel, Hector Neff, Michael D. Glascock, and Ronald L. Bishop
  • Ch. 05: Resource Use, Red-Ware Production, and Vessel Distribution in the Northern San Juan Region by Donna M. Glowacki, Hector Neff, Michelle Hegmon, James W. Kendrick, and W. James Judge
  • Ch. 06: Artifact Design, Composition, and Context: Updating the Analysis of Ceramic Circulation at Point of Pines Arizona by M. Nieves Zedeño
  • Ch. 07: From Compositional to Anthropological: Fourteenth-Century Red-Ware Circulation and Its Implications for Pueblo Reorganization by Daniela Triadan, Barbara J. Mills, and Andrew I. Duff
  • Ch. 08: Ceramic Production and Distribution in Two Classic Period Hohokam Communities by Karen G. Harry, Paul R. Fish, and Suzanne k. Fish
  • Ch. 09: Protohistoric Ceramics from the Texas Southern Plains: Documenting Plains-Pueblo Interactions by Douglas K. Boyd, Kathryn Reese-Taylor, Hector Neff, and Michael D. Glascock
  • Ch. 10: Patayan Ceramic Variability: Using Trace Elements and Petrographic Analysis to Study Brown and Buff Wares in Southern California by John A. Hildebrand, G. Timothy Gross, Jerry Schaefer, and Hector Neff
  • Ch. 11: Typologies and Classifications of Great Basin Pottery: A New Look at Death Valley Brown Wares by Jelmer W. Eerkens, Hector Neff, and Michael D. Glascock
  • Ch. 12: A Petrographic Approach to Sand-Tempered Pottery Provenance Studies: Examples from Two Hohokam Local Systems by James M. Heidke, Elizabeth J. Miksa, and Henry D. Wallace
  • Ch. 13: Using INAA in the Greater Southwest by Donna M. Glowacki and Hector Neff