Joshua Feinberg on "Magnetic Applications to Archaeological Studies"
Sponsored by AIA, Minnesota Society and Macalester College
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
John B. Davis Lecture Hall in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center at Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
St Paul, MN 55105
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Look closely at any archaeological material and you will find trace amounts of magnetic minerals. Whether your passion is in ceramics, metals, glassware, obsidians, or cherts, the magnetic properties of such artifacts and the materials in which they are found often retain valuable, quantifiable information about an artifact's original age, as well as the age of the deposit in which it was discovered. Read more »