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Publications for Dr. Leach Minc


2010 Minc, L.D. and R.J. Sherman.  Assessing Natural Clay Composition in the Valley of Oaxaca as a Basis for Ceramic Provenance Studies.  Archaeometry, in press.
2010 Cherry, J.F., E.Z. Faro, and L. Minc.  Field Survey and Geochemical Characterization of the Southern Armenian Obsidian Sources.  Journal of Field Archaeology, in press.
2009 Minc, L.D.  A Compositional Perspective on Ceramic Exchange among Late Bronze Age Communities of the Tsaghkahovit Plain, Armenia.  In The Archaeology and Geography of Ancient Transcaucasian Societies, Volume 1, edited by A. Smith, R.S. Badalyan, and P. Avetisyan. Oriental Institute Publication 134: pp. 381-391.
2009 Minc,  L.D.  Style and Substance: Evidence for Regionalization within the Aztec Market System.  Latin American Antiquity 20(2): 343-374.
2008 Lindsay, I., L. Minc, C. Descantes, R.J. Speakman, M.D. Glascock. Exchange Patterns, Boundary Formation, and Sociopolitical Change in Late Bronze Age Southern Caucasia: Preliminary Results from a Pottery Provenance Study in Northwestern Armenia.  Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 1673-1682.
2008 Cherry, J.F., E.Z. Faro, and L. Minc. Field Exploration and Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of the Obsidian Sources in Southern Armenia. IAOS Bulletin 39: 3-6.
2008 Minc, L.D. Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA). In Encyclopedia of Archaeology (Vol. 3), edited by D.M. Pearsall. Academic Press, NY, pp. 1669-1683.
2007 Armitage, R.A., L.D. Minc, S. Hurry, and M. Doolin. Characterization of Building Materials from the Brick Chapel at Historic St. Mary's City. In Archaeological Chemistry: Analytical Techniques and Archaeological Interpretation (ACS Symposium Series 968), edited by M.D. Glascock, R.J. Speakman, and R. S. Popelka-Filcoff, pp. 364-375. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.
2007 Minc, L.D., J.R. Sherman, C. Elson, C.S. Spencer, and E. M. Redmond. "M Glow Blue": Archaeometric Research at Michigan's Ford Nuclear Reactor. Archaeometry 49(2):215-228.
2007 Fowles, S., L.D. Minc, S. Duwe, and D. Hill. Clay, Conflict, and Village Aggregation: Compositional Analyses of Pre-classic Pottery from Taos, New Mexico. American Antiquity 72(1):125-152.
2006 Minc, L.D., Monitoring Regional Market Systems in Prehistory: Models, Methods, and Metrics. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 25(1):82-116.
2006 Armitage, R.A., L.D. Minc, D.V. Hill, and S. D. Hurry, Characterization of Bricks and Tiles from the 17th-century Brick Chapel, St. Mary's City, Maryland. Journal of Archaeological Science 33(5):615-627.
2006 Alden, J. R., L.D. Minc, and T.F. Lynch. Identifying the sources of Inka period ceramics from northern Chile: results of a neutron activation study. Journal of Archaeological Science 33(4):575-594.
2005 Bray, T.L., L.D. Minc, M. Constanza-Ceruti, R. Perea, J. Reinhard, and J. Chávez) A Compositional Analysis of Pottery Vessels Associated with the Inca Ritual of Capacocha. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 24(1):82-100.
2004 Armitage, R. A., L. D. Minc, D. V. Hill, and S. D. Hurry. Characterization of Bricks and Tiles from 17th-Century Maryland. Abstracts of the 34th International Symposium on Archaeometry (Zaragoza, Spain); J. Perez-Arantegui, editor.
2004 Elson, C., R. J. Sherman, L.D. Minc, C.S. Spencer, E.M. Redmond. Los Resultados Preliminares de Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) de la cerámica de las fases Monte Albán I y Monte Albán II de los sitios de El Palenque, Cerro Tilcajete y Yaasuchi. In Cuarta Mesa Redonda de Monte Albán, edited by N. R. G. y R. Spores. Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México.
2003 Smith, A. T., R. Badalyan, P. Avetisyan, M. Zardarian, A. Hayrepetyan, L. Minc, and B. Monahan. Early Complex Societies in Southern Transcaucasia: a Preliminary Report on the 2002 Investigations of Project ARAGATS on the Tsakahovit Plain, Republic of Armenia. American Journal of Archaeology 108(1): 1-41.
2002 Michelaki, K., L. Minc, and J. O’Shea. Integrating Typology and Physico-Chemical Approaches to Examine the Potter's Choices: a Case Study from Bronze Age Hungary, In Modern Trends in Scientific Studies on Ancient Ceramics, ed. by Y. Maniatis and V. Kilikoglou, pp. 313-322, British Archaeological Reports International Series 1011.
2001 Minc, L. D. Pottery. In The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, edited by S. Evans and D. Webster. Garland Publishing, NY.
2001 Minc, L. D. Ceramics. In The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, edited by S. Evans and D. Webster. Garland Publishing, NY.

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