Friday, June 18, 2021

The archaeology of fingerprints?

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Archaeological Forensics. What fingerprints on ancient pottery reveal about their creators (Marek Dospěl).
To learn the nitty-gritty of the science behind these observations and to explore the social implications of how ancient pottery work was organized, read Kent D. Fowler’s article “Making an Impression: How Fingerprints Can Identify Ancient Potters,” published in the Summer 2021 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review.

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