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Powering An Industry: The History Of The Calumet And Hecla Electrical System And The Environmental Consequences Left Behind, Emma M. Zawisza 2016 Michigan Technological University

Powering An Industry: The History Of The Calumet And Hecla Electrical System And The Environmental Consequences Left Behind, Emma M. Zawisza

Dissertations, Master's Theses and Master's Reports

The Calumet and Hecla Copper Mining Company in Houghton County, Michigan, was established in 1865 and closed its doors in 1968. This company was a major contributor in developing secondary copper processing and used these methods to produce copper even when its underground mines were closed. C&H built its own electrical transmission system that could have rivaled many during its time. This allowed the company to have the ability to produce and control its electrical network and expand, but it had major environmental effects. Polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (PCBs), used in transformer oil and other components were produced between about ...


Isis And Philae, Eahr Joan 2016 CIIS

Isis And Philae, Eahr Joan

Re-Genesis Encyclopedia

Ancient Philae, temple site of black Isis (Ese) in Nubia, encompasses a rich and fascinating archaeomythological study. Although the temple fell into alien hands, goddess Isis’ power not only continued for over three millennia in Egypt, but also “her worship grew during the Hellenistic period (when she was conflated with the Great Mother of the Greeks, Demeter), then continued into the Roman Era, and finally was adapted to Christian needs.” (HLW: 13.) Reginald Eldred Witt notes that the “veneration (hyperdulia) of the Blessed Virgin Mary was certainly introduced at about the same time as Theodosius ordered the destruction of Pagan ...


Bioarchaeological Investigations Of Nineteenth-Century African American Burials At The Pioneer Cemetery (41bo202) In Brazoria, Texas, Aaron R. Norment, Jeremy W. Pye, Cory J. Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd 2016 Stephen F. Austin State University

Bioarchaeological Investigations Of Nineteenth-Century African American Burials At The Pioneer Cemetery (41bo202) In Brazoria, Texas, Aaron R. Norment, Jeremy W. Pye, Cory J. Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

A search for unmarked graves in the state-owned right of way and underneath the pavement of State Highway 332 resulted in the discovery and archeological excavation of 11 unmarked graves associated with Pioneer Cemetery, an African American burial ground in Brazoria, Texas. Prewitt and Associates, Inc., conducted the fieldwork for the Texas Department of Transportation’s Archeological Studies Program. Between 2008 and 2012, the 11 unmarked graves were discovered, exhumed, analyzed, and then reinterred in Pioneer Cemetery in September 2012. This report describes the bioarcheological investigations of those burials along with 3 other unmarked burials that were previously exhumed and ...


Early Copper Smelting In The Lake Superior Region:A Case Study Of The Isle Royale And Ohio Mining Company, 1846-1852, Adrian Blake 2016 Michigan Technological University

Early Copper Smelting In The Lake Superior Region:A Case Study Of The Isle Royale And Ohio Mining Company, 1846-1852, Adrian Blake

Dissertations, Master's Theses and Master's Reports

The lodes of native copper found in the Lake Superior region presented new opportunities for investors and miners alike. Making these opportunities pay required the unique challenges presented by the region’s remoteness and unique geological formations to be overcome. A primary way in which these newly emerging companies overcame these challenges was through successful vertical integration of the copper refining industries. Smelting came to the region early, but met with little success as the workers first needed to retool their skills and experiences to the demands of the region’s mineral deposits. In 1848 the Isle Royale and Ohio ...


Isotopic Anthropology Of Rural German Medieval Diet: Intra- And Inter-Population Variability, Karyn C. Olsen, Christine D. White, Fred J. Longstaffe, Frank J. Rühli, Christina Warinner, Domingo S. Salazar-Garcia 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Isotopic Anthropology Of Rural German Medieval Diet: Intra- And Inter-Population Variability, Karyn C. Olsen, Christine D. White, Fred J. Longstaffe, Frank J. Rühli, Christina Warinner, Domingo S. Salazar-Garcia

Earth Sciences Publications

This study investigates the diet of an 11th century CE parish community located in northwestern Germany. We assessed the isotopic compositions of human (n = 24) and faunal (n = 17) bone collagen (δ13Ccol, δ15Ncol) and human structural carbonate (δ13Csc) using skeletal material recovered from the Dalheim cemetery. Traditional interpretation of the isotopic data indicates that Dalheim residents likely relied on a C3 plant-based diet and consumed some terrestrial animal products without evidence of marine resource input in the diet. Bivariate and multivariate models used as an additional means to assess diet ...


Are Petroglyphs Markers For Frontier Boundaries Or Directional To Raw Material Resources?, Howard R. Feldman, Philip Charles Laporta Jr., Talia J. Belowich 2016 Touro College

Are Petroglyphs Markers For Frontier Boundaries Or Directional To Raw Material Resources?, Howard R. Feldman, Philip Charles Laporta Jr., Talia J. Belowich

Lander College for Women - The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School Publications and Research

The Shawangunk, NY region is known for rich mineral resources: anomalous concentrations of quartz crystals; native silver; silver, copper and zinc sulfides; and minimal quantities of native gold. The Shawangunks also host Native American petroglyphs carved into local bedrock. Although the Shawangunks are rich in metallic ores and semiprecious minerals, the entire range is sorely deficient in chert and other raw materials used for prehistoric subsistence. Despite the lack of raw materials for subsistence needs, archaeological tools found in the area are strikingly similar in raw-material type, as well as general morphology, to quarry-extraction tools discovered in the adjacent Wallkill ...


Enmu La3324-25313 3d Puzzle, Robert Z. Selden Jr. 2016 Center for Regional Heritage Research, Stephen F. Austin State University

Enmu La3324-25313 3d Puzzle, Robert Z. Selden Jr.

CRHR: Archaeology

Three-dimensional (3D) model of a Clovis point (ENMU LA3324-25313) from Blackwater Draw NHS, curated at Eastern New Mexico University.


3d Scan Data For Selected Artifacts From Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark (La3324), New Mexico, Usa, Robert Z. Selden Jr., George T. Crawford 2016 Center for Regional Heritage Research, Stephen F. Austin State University

3d Scan Data For Selected Artifacts From Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark (La3324), New Mexico, Usa, Robert Z. Selden Jr., George T. Crawford

CRHR: Archaeology

Between February 8-11, 2016, selected artifacts from the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark (LA3324) were scanned in advance of a grant proposal to digitally aggregate the Clovis-era artifacts from the Clovis type site. These data were collected using a NextEngineHD running ScanStudioHD Pro, and were post-processed in Geomagic Design X 2016.0.1. All data associated with this project have been made publicly available (open access) and are accessible in Zenodo under a Creative Commons Attribution license, where they can be downloaded for use in additional projects and learning activities. These data have the capacity to augment a variety of ...


3d Scan Data For Caddo Ceramic Vessels From The George C. Davis Site (41ce19), Robert Z. Selden Jr. 2016 Center for Regional Heritage Research, Stephen F. Austin State University

3d Scan Data For Caddo Ceramic Vessels From The George C. Davis Site (41ce19), Robert Z. Selden Jr.

CRHR: Archaeology

On June 8, 2015, the intact and reconstructed vessels from the George C. Davis site (41CE19) were scanned (3D) in advance of an analysis of 3D geometric morphometrics. These data were collected using a Creaform GoSCAN50 running VXElements via the scanner direct control function in Geomagic Design X. All data associated with this project are available in Zenodo under a Creative Commons Attribution license, where they can be downloaded for use in additional projects. These data have the capacity to augment numerous research designs in the digital humanities and ceramic studies, as well as a wide range of comparative research ...


Reconstructing Critical Perspectives: An Excursus On The Archaeological Interpretations Of Power & Ideology In The William Paca Garden, Erica Frances Witzenburg 2016 Bard College

Reconstructing Critical Perspectives: An Excursus On The Archaeological Interpretations Of Power & Ideology In The William Paca Garden, Erica Frances Witzenburg

Senior Projects Spring 2016

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Preliminary Insights Into Prehistoric Toolstone Preference Of Two Igneous Materials In The Tanana River Drainage, Interior Alaska, Brooks A. Lawler 2016 James Madison University

Preliminary Insights Into Prehistoric Toolstone Preference Of Two Igneous Materials In The Tanana River Drainage, Interior Alaska, Brooks A. Lawler

Senior Honors Projects

This project examines prehistoric human mobility and raw material preference for tool manufacture in a 45,918 square mile portion of Interior Alaska, the Tanana River Drainage. A geographic approach is used to investigate the distribution of prehistoric obsidian and rhyolitic artifacts in relation to the sources of these materials. The objective of the investigation is to reveal spatial patterning in the distributions of artifacts made of these two materials, relative to each other and relative to the cost of obtaining these raw materials from their sources on the landscape. I examine a hypothesis based in human behavioral ecology and ...


Between Islands : An Overview Of Obsidian Paths In The Western Mediterranean (Corsica, Middle Neolithic), Marie Orange 2016 Southern Cross University

Between Islands : An Overview Of Obsidian Paths In The Western Mediterranean (Corsica, Middle Neolithic), Marie Orange

Theses

This thesis focuses on the reconstruction of obsidian economies in Middle Neolithic settlements from Corsica (Western Mediterranean). While following a long tradition of obsidian sourcing studies, the present research integrates the latest trends in the discipline, mainly by adopting analytical strategies tailored to each archaeological assemblage to allow their exhaustive and non-destructive analysis. The outcomes of this research provide new insights into local obsidian consumption patterns that will help deepen our understanding of the Neolithic communities of the Western Mediterranean area.


The Raritan Valley Buffer Zone: A Refuge Area For Some Wiechquaskeck And Other Native Americans During The 17th Century, Marshall Joseph Becker 2016 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

The Raritan Valley Buffer Zone: A Refuge Area For Some Wiechquaskeck And Other Native Americans During The 17th Century, Marshall Joseph Becker

Anthropology & Sociology

No abstract provided.


Human Skeletal Remains Recovered From Tomb 6423. Appendice 1, Marshall Joseph Becker 2016 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Human Skeletal Remains Recovered From Tomb 6423. Appendice 1, Marshall Joseph Becker

Anthropology & Sociology

No abstract provided.


Nuovi Dati Sulla Necropoli Del Cavone Di Monte Li Santi A Narce (Scavo 2015), Maria Anna De Lucia Brolli, Jacopo Tabolli, Marco Pacifici, Marshall Joseph Becker, Nicola Pagani 2016 Archeologia del Lazio e dell’Etruria meridionale

Nuovi Dati Sulla Necropoli Del Cavone Di Monte Li Santi A Narce (Scavo 2015), Maria Anna De Lucia Brolli, Jacopo Tabolli, Marco Pacifici, Marshall Joseph Becker, Nicola Pagani

Anthropology & Sociology

This paper presents the results of the 2015 excavation in the necropolis of Monte Li Santi at the Faliscan site of Narce. Our knowledge of the necropolis was based until now mainly on the 1894 publication in the Monumenti Antichi dei Lincei. During the 2015 excavation, three large rock-cut chamber tombs were discovered, unfortunately already looted, together with a series of niches near them, used probably for ritual practices. In the different sections of this paper, the authors discuss the history of the research, the stratigraphy, the finds, the few human remains discovered and the process of conservation of the ...


Front Matter Andean Past 12, 2016 The University of Maine

Front Matter Andean Past 12

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, 2016 The University of Maine

Table Of Contents

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


Editor's Preface Andean Past 12, Monica Barnes 2016 American Museum of Natural History

Editor's Preface Andean Past 12, Monica Barnes

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


Obsidian Procurement And Cosmopolitanism At The Middle Horizon Settlement Of Conchopata, Peru, Richard L. Burger, Catherine M. Bencic, Michael D. Glascock 2016 Yale University

Obsidian Procurement And Cosmopolitanism At The Middle Horizon Settlement Of Conchopata, Peru, Richard L. Burger, Catherine M. Bencic, Michael D. Glascock

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


Health At The Edge Of The Wari Empire: An Analysis Of Skeletal Remains From Hatun Cotuyoc, Huaro, Peru, Sara L. Juengst, Maeve Skidmore 2016 Appalachian State University

Health At The Edge Of The Wari Empire: An Analysis Of Skeletal Remains From Hatun Cotuyoc, Huaro, Peru, Sara L. Juengst, Maeve Skidmore

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


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