biofact

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biofact

(ˈbaɪəʊfækt)
n
1. an item of biological information
2. an item of biographical information
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14]C age of an ecofact, and clearly not all of the organic remains present at Nunalleq will provide accurate dates (i.
The coarse fraction (the remains inside the machine) was examined in situ in order to recover any ecofact or device that it contained.
Other Contractors: Biofokus, Ecofact, NINA, MiljE[sup.
She volunteers at the California Coastal Archaeology Laboratory, examining and analyzing ecofacts from San Nicolas Island.
Shallow littorals with sandy substratum were not favourable environments for preserving organic artefacts and ecofacts.
Adams, a research archaeologist, details the analysis of ground stone tools like mortars and pestles, manos and metates, abraders, polishers, and hammerstones, and artifacts shaped by abrasion or pecking, such as axes, pipes, figurines, ornaments, and architectural pieces, as well as other artifacts like stones used in cooking and heating, structural stones, and ecofacts.
interdisciplinary archaeological-natural research with detailed spatial documentation of all the artefacts and ecofacts (biofacts) uncovered and the sieving and washing of deposits, several Mesolithic sites (dating back to the 9th-6th millennium BC) have recently been identified (Svoboda ed.
Two features, a fireplace and the surface of a domestic activity area were deduced through the application of multivariate statistical methods to associated chemical evidence, artifacts, and ecofacts.
It is common sense that a framed professional archaeobotanist or zooarchaeologist should perform or supervise the flotation operation, yet that is frequently not the case, resulting in incomplete recovery and damaged artifacts and ecofacts.