Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark: An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research

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Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark : An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research. / Harvig, Lise Lock; Lynnerup, Niels; Amsgaard Ebsen, Jannie.

I: Archaeometry, Bind 54, Nr. 2, 2012, s. 369-387.

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Harvig, LL, Lynnerup, N & Amsgaard Ebsen, J 2012, 'Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark: An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research' Archaeometry, bind 54, nr. 2, s. 369-387. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4754.2011.00629.x

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Harvig, L. L., Lynnerup, N., & Amsgaard Ebsen, J. (2012). Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark: An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research. Archaeometry, 54(2), 369-387. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4754.2011.00629.x

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Harvig LL, Lynnerup N, Amsgaard Ebsen J. Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark: An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research. Archaeometry. 2012;54(2):369-387. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4754.2011.00629.x

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Harvig, Lise Lock ; Lynnerup, Niels ; Amsgaard Ebsen, Jannie. / Computed Tomography and Computed Radiography of late Bronze Age Cremation Urns from Denmark : An interdisciplinary attempt to develop methods applied in Bioarchaeological cremation research. I: Archaeometry. 2012 ; Bind 54, Nr. 2. s. 369-387.

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