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Mutable objects, places and chronologies

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Mutability, the ability to change form and substance, is a key feature of glass and metals. Often, particularly in metals, this has been considered a frustration to archaeological and archaeometry study. This article assesses the typological, chemical and theoretic elements of reuse and recycling, reframing it as a potential not a pitfall. It presents brief case studies to illustrate the potential for understanding mutability in the past, using diverse archaeological data, and what this can e...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.15184/aqy.2020.240

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Antiquity Journal website
Volume:
95
Issue:
379
Pages:
215 - 227
Publication date:
2021-01-21
Acceptance date:
2020-04-29
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EISSN:
1745-1744
ISSN:
0003-598X
Language:
English
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1103929
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pubs:1103929
Deposit date:
2020-05-11

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