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Unformatted text preview: wet/dry E. Best Contexts for Preservation i. Stable Anaerobic Conditions (Oxygen Reduced) Water-logged Anaerobic Context: Ozette Site, Makah Indians, R. Daugherty, 500 BP Peat Bogs (Irish Bog, Windover) Underwater Sites Anaerobic (cold water,buried – examples: Mary Rose, La Belle, Bertrand, Roman wreck) ii. Freezing Conditions (Ice Man from Italian Alps) iii. Arid Conditions – rockshelters, caves, Mesa Verde iv. Unexpected Contexts: Garbage Project, Rathje Landfill Excavations; volume of plastics? Findings: Organic Stuff -paper, lumber, food waste, yard refuse;...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CHEM 1A taught by Professor Nitsche during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '08