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This e-book teaches scholars and students of Greco-Roman scientific historical past tips on how to use and significantly examine archaeological fabrics. old medication is a topic ruled via textual resources, but there's a wealth of archaeological is still that may be used to expand our figuring out of drugs some time past. to be able to use the knowledge adequately, this publication explains easy methods to ask questions of an archaeological nature, how one can entry forms of archaeological fabrics, and the way to beat difficulties the researcher may well face. It additionally acts as an creation to the archaeology of medication for archaeologists drawn to this element in their topic. even if the focal point is at the Greco-Roman interval, the equipment and theories defined in the textual content may be utilized to different sessions in heritage. The parts coated comprise textual content as fabric tradition, photographs, artifacts, areas of medication, and technological know-how and archaeology.

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