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Of or being a society or culture prior to the use of ceramics or pottery.
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Power and the Emergence of Complex Polities in the Peruvian Preceramic. Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association 14:37-52.
The viscoelastic behavior of polysilazane derived preceramic polymers was investigated by Flores et al.
Wu, "Technique of joining of [C.sub.f]/SiC composite via preceramic silicone polysilazane and joining properties," Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals, vol.
Cheng et al., "Synthesis of hierarchical porous silicon oxycarbide ceramics from preceramic polymer and wood biomass composites," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.
This cemetery mostly included Early Horizon and EIP burials but also contained remains of several Preceramic (3000-1500 BC) and Middle Horizon (AD 400-1100) burials (not included in this analysis) (Sergio Chavez personal communication 2012; Juengst et al.
These unique preceramic photopolymer materials enable additive manufacturing of free-form ceramics with high strength (>300MPa) and high thermal stability (>1600[degrees]C) using low-cost, commercially available desktop stereolithography printers.
Dates as data: An examination of the Peruvian preceramic radiocarbon record.
[14] refer to this period of the Late Archaic as the Early (3400-1900 BC) and the Late (1500900 BC) Preceramic.