Beyond the identification of formation processes: Behavioral inference based on traces left by cultural formation processes

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Formation processes are generally considered as a negative factor for behavioral inference in archaeology. The concept of formation processes, however, can potentially be far more useful for behavioral inference in archaeology than simply identifying spurious variability in the archaeological record. Physical traces left by cultural formation processes convey a certain kind of behavioral information which may not be otherwise available. Variables related to site occupation, such as the occupation span, the number of occupation episodes, and the location of activities, can be inferred from characteristics of refuse deposits, or "refuse structure."

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)231-252
ページ数22
ジャーナルJournal of Archaeological Method and Theory
2
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 9 1 1995

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  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology

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