Chemical analysis (neutron activation analysis) of 88 Late Bronze Age transport jars found in excavations at Kommos, Crete.

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Format

A data frame with 22 variables (chemical elements):

type

CJ: Canaanite jar; EJ: Egyptian jar; TSJ: transport stirrup jar; SNA: short-necked amphora.

date

Chronology (period).

Sm

(ppm).

Lu

(ppm).

U

(ppm).

Yb

(ppm).

As

(ppm).

Sb

(ppm).

Ca

(ppm).

Na

(ppm).

La

(ppm).

Ce

(ppm).

Th

(ppm).

Cr

(ppm).

Hf

(ppm).

Cs

(ppm).

Sc

(ppm).

Rb

(ppm).

Fe

(ppm).

Ta

(ppm).

Co

(ppm).

Eu

(ppm).

References

Day, P. M., Quinn, P. S., Rutter, J. B. & Kilikoglou, V. (2011). A World of Goods: Transport Jars and Commodity Exchange at the Late Bronze Age Harbor of Kommos, Crete. Hesperia, 80, 511-558. doi: 10.2972/hesperia.80.4.0511