We are pleased to announce that the Proceedings of the ICAS-EMME 2 conference were published as a Virtual Special Issue at the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. We would like to thank the authors for their contributions. More details about the papers you will find below.

Artemios Oikonomou, Managing Editor, VSI: ICAS-EMME 2 Proceedings

Archaeological Materials (Session Editor Prof. Thilo Rehren)

  • Al-Bashaireh, Kh., 2021. Ancient white marble trade and its provenance determination, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102777 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102777.
  • Asscher et al. 2021. Mineralogical interpretation of multispectral images: the case study of the pigments in the frigidarium of the Sarno Baths, Pompeii, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102774 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102774.
  • Charalambous et al. 2021. Enkomi (Cyprus): Using pXRF spectroscopy to identify LBA copper alloys, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102726 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102726.
  • Chen et al. 2021. A glass workshop in ‘Aqir, Israel and a new type of compositional contamination, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102786 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102786.
  • Davey et al. 2021. Egyptian Middle Kingdom copper: Analysis of a crucible from Buhen in the Petrie Museum, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 36, 102859 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102859.
  • Elefanti et al. 2021. Raw material procurement at Boila Rockshelter, Epirus, as an indicator of hunter-gatherer mobility in Greece during the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Early Mesolithic, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102719 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102719.
  • Fouriki, S., 2020. Petrographic analysis of Cooking Ware from Late Bonze Age Khania (LMIB-IIIB), Crete, ca. 1450-1200 BC: preliminary results on technology and provenance, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34, Part A, 102646 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102646.
  • Menelaou, S., Kouka, O., 2021. “Cooking up” pottery recipes: a diachronic technological and provenance analysis of cooking ware ceramics from prehistoric Heraion on Samos, Greece (ca. 4500 – 1700 BC), Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102716 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102716.
  • Mylona, P. and Pomadère, M, 2021. The contribution of soil micromorphology in understanding the use of space in Area Pi at Malia (Crete), Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36, 102785 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102785.
  • Natan et al. 2021. Maritime trade in early Islamic-period glass: New evidence from the Maʻagan Mikhael B shipwreck, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 37, 102903 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102903.
  • Oikonomou et al., 2021. An early Byzantine glass workshop at Argyroupolis, Crete: Insights into complex glass supply networks, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 35, 102766 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102766.

 

Computation in Archaeology (Session Editor Dr. George Artopoulos)

Crops, Food Choices, and Landscapes (Session Editor Dr. Evi Margaritis)

  • Douché et al. 2021. What’s new during the first millennium BCE in Greece? Archaeobotanical results from Olynthos and Sikyon, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36, 102782 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102782.
  • Frumin et al. 2021. Agricultural subsistence, land use and long-distance mobility within the Early Bronze Age southern Levant: Archaeobotanical evidence from the urban site of Tell eṣ-Ṣâfī/Gath, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 37, 102873 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102873.
  • Kofel et al. 2021. Crops and food choices at the Late Bronze Age city of Hala Sultan Tekke, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36, 102827 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102827.
  • Winter et al. 2021. Potential applications of biomolecular archaeology to the ecohistory of sea turtles and groupers in Levant coastal antiquity, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36, 102872 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102872.

Frontiers in Digital Archaeology (Session Editor Dr. George Artopoulos)

  • Galasso et al. 2021. From excavation to drawing and from drawing to the model. The digital reconstruction of twenty-year-long excavations in the archaeological site of Bedriacum, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Volume 35, 102734, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102734.
  • Garozzo et al. 2021. Knowledge-based generative adversarial networks for scene understanding in Cultural Heritage, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35(6):102736 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102736.
  • La Russa, F.M. and Santagati, C., 2021. An AI-based DSS for preventive conservation of museum collections in historic buildings, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35(8,9):102735 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102735.
  • Lo Turco, M. and Giovannini, E.C., 2020. Towards a phygital heritage approach for museum collection, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34, Part A, 102639 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102639.
  • Secci et al. 2021. A LIVING SHIPWRECK: An integrated three-dimensional analysis for the understanding of site formation processes in archaeological shipwreck sites, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35(1):102731 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102731.
  • Santagati et al. 2021. HBIM Approach for the knowledge and documentation of the St. John the Theologian Cathedral in Nicosia (Cyprus), Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36:102804 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102804.

Human Osteoarchaeology (Session Editors Dr. Efthymia Nikita, Prof. Arkadiusz Sołtysiak)

  • Marklein, K., 2020. East of Rome: exploring potential impacts of Roman imperialism on Eastern Mediterranean populations through a bioarchaeological perspective, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34, Part A, 102590 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102590.
  • Nikita, E., 2020. Biodistance studies in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East: An overview and future prospects, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34, Part A, 102647 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102647.
  • Papakonstantinou et al. 2020. Human remains under the microscope of funerary taphonomy: Investigating the histological biography of the decaying body in the prehistoric Aegean, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34, Part A, 102654 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102654.
  • Tritsaroli et al. 2021. Burials and human osteological remains from the Bronze Age acropolis of Aghios Ioannis in Northeastern Kopais, Boeotia, Greece: preliminary results of the bioarchaeological analysis, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102751 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102751.
  • Vergidou et al. 2021. Oral health and its implications on male-female dietary differences: a study from the Roman Province of Macedonia, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 35, 102784 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102784.