Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. / Pakkanen, Jari.

Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean. ed. / Ann Brysbaert. New York and London : Routledge, 2011. p. 143–166 (Routledge Studies in Archaeology; Vol. 3).

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Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. / Pakkanen, Jari.

Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean. ed. / Ann Brysbaert. New York and London : Routledge, 2011. p. 143–166 (Routledge Studies in Archaeology; Vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Pakkanen, J 2011, Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. in A Brysbaert (ed.), Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean. Routledge Studies in Archaeology, vol. 3, Routledge, New York and London, pp. 143–166.

APA

Pakkanen, J. (2011). Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. In A. Brysbaert (Ed.), Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean (pp. 143–166). (Routledge Studies in Archaeology; Vol. 3). Routledge.

Vancouver

Pakkanen J. Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. In Brysbaert A, editor, Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean. New York and London: Routledge. 2011. p. 143–166. (Routledge Studies in Archaeology).

Author

Pakkanen, Jari. / Aegean Bronze Age Weights, Chaînes Opératoires and the Detecting of Patterns through Statistical Analyses. Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology: A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean. editor / Ann Brysbaert. New York and London : Routledge, 2011. pp. 143–166 (Routledge Studies in Archaeology).

BibTeX

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