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MAX Lab Publications

2015

  • Freund, K.P. (2015), 'Contextualizing Bronze Age obsidian use at the ‘ritual spring’ of Mitza Pidighi (Sardinia), Science and Technology of Archaeological Research (STAR), in press.

2014

2013

2012

MAX Lab Conference Presentations

2015

  • Freund, K.P., Tykot, R.H., and Vianello, A. (2015), 'Post-Neolithic obsidian consumption and early metallurgy in the West Mediterranean', 116th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans, LA. [poster]

2014

  • Freund, K.P. (2014), 'Contextualizing Bronze Age Obsidian Use at the ‘Ritual Spring’ of Mitza Pidighi (Sardinia)', 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry, Los Angeles, CA. [poster]

2013

  • Carter, T. (2013), 'From Conservative to Cosmopolitan: Interrogating the Reconfiguration of Near Eastern Obsidian Exchange Networks from the Epi-Palaeolithic to Chalcolithic', International  Symposium on Chert and other Knappable Materials, Iasi, Romania.
  • Freund, K.P. (2013), 'Towards a More Developed Understanding of Lithic Reduction Sequences in Bronze Age Sardinia: New Data from Nuraghe Pidighi and Bingia 'e Monti', International Symposium on Chert and other Knappable Materials, Iasi, Romania.
  • Orange, M., Carter, T. and Le Bourdonnec, F.-X. (2013), 'Sourcing obsidian By SEM-EDS and EDXRF in Neolithic Syria', Groupe des Méthodes Pluridisciplinaires Contribuant à l'Archéologie (GMPCA) 2013, Caen, France. [poster]
  • Carter, T. (2013), 'Obsidian Characterisation: Methods, Questions, Problems and Successes", Department of Archaeology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Orange, M., Carter, T. and Le Bourdonnec, F.-X. (2013), 'Studying Near-East obsidian from Neolithic Syria: A joint analysis by SEM-EDS and EDXRF', Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, Hawaii, USA.

2012

  • Carter, T. (2012), ‘From conservative to cosmopolitan: Interrogating the reconfiguration of Near Eastern obsidian exchange networks from the Epi-Palaeolithic to Chalcolithic’. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago (USA), November 2012.
  • Carter, T., Aubert, D., Brown, K., and Doyle, S. (2012), 'Networking in the Neolithic: Obsidian sourcing at Abu Hureyra (N. Syria)'. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago (USA), November 2012. [poster]
  • Ford, R., Carter, T., and Healey, E. (2012), 'Sourcing Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic obsidian from Iraq and Iran: New perspectives from Tell Nader and Yanik Tepe'. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago (USA), November 2012.
  • Freund, K., Carter, T., Contreras, D., Açlan, M., and Köse, O. (2012), 'The character and use of the Gürgürbaba Tepe (Meydan Dag;) obsidian source, (Turkey)'. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago (USA), November 2012.
  • Carter T. and K. Brown (2012), 'Networking in the Neolithic: Obsidian Sourcing at Abu Hureyra (N. Syria)'. Poster for the PPN7 International Conference of Chipped and Ground Stone Industries of the Pre-Pottery Near Eastern Neolithic, Barcelona, 14-17 February 2012.
  • Carter T., F-X. Le Bourdonnec, G. Poupeau and K. Schmidt (2012), 'Towards an Archaeology of Pilgrimage: Sourcing Obsidian from the PPN Temple Complex of Göbekli Tepe'. 7th International Conference on the Chipped and Ground Stone Industries of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic, Barcelona, 14-17 February 2012.
  • Contreras D., T. Carter, C. Makarewicz and R. Ford (2012), 'Obsidian Circulation in PPNA: The View from Hemmeh'. 7th International Conference on the Chipped and Ground Stone Industries of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic, Barcelona, 14-17 February 2012.
  • Grant S., T. CARTER, V. Özkaya and M. Kartal (2012), 'Of Neolithisation and Regionalism: Obsidian sourcing at PPNA Körtik Tepe (SE Turkey)'. 7th International Conference of Chipped and Ground Stone Industries of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic, Barcelona, 14-17 February 2012.
  • Carter, T. (2012), ‘Through a glass darkly: Reconstructing Neolithic interaction via obsidian sourcing in the Eastern Mediterranean’, Kenneth Kidd Lecture Series, Trent University, Peterborough (Canada), January 2012.

2011

  • Carter, T., Le Bourdonnec, F.-X., Poupeau, G. and Schmidt, K. (2011), ‘Towards an archaeology of pilgrimage? Sourcing obsidian from the Neolithic temple complex of Göbekli Tepe’. Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Francisco (USA), November 2011.
  • Grant, S., Carter, T., Kartal, M. and Özkaya, V. (2011), ‘Relationships and regionalism: Obsidian sourcing at Körtik Tepe (SE Turkey)’, Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Francisco (USA), November 2011.
  • Brown, K. and Carter, T. (2011), ‘Networking in the Neolithic: Obsidian sourcing at Abu Hureyra (N. Syria)’, Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Sacramento (USA), April 2011 [poster].
  • Freund, K., Carter, T. and Contreras, D. (2011), ‘Ancient obsidian exploitation in the Mediterranean: Giali re-examined’, Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Sacramento (USA), April 2011 [poster].
  • Grant, S., Carter, T., Kartal, M. and Özkaya, V. (2011), ‘Obsidian sourcing at Körtik Tepe (SE Turkey)’, Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Sacramento (USA), April 2011 [poster].