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1986 …2019

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2019

Edwin Wilmsen’s Contributions to Ethnoarchaeology

Killick, D. J., Jan 2 2019, In : Ethnoarchaeology. 11, 1, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Keeping up alliances: multifaceted values of pottery in eighth- to seventeenth-century eastern Botswana as reconstructed by optical petrography

Wilmsen, E., Killick, D., Denbow, J., Daggett, A. & Thebe, P., Jul 3 2019, In : Azania. 54, 3, p. 369-408 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Lead isotope ratios of Pueblo I lead-glazed ceramics and galena from Colorado and Pueblo II galena from Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Santarelli, B., Goff, S., Killick, D. J., Schleher, K. & Gonzales, D., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 23, p. 634-645 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Non-ferrous metal artefacts from the northern Lowveld, South Africa, ca. 1000 CE to ca. 1880 CE

Miller, D. & Killick, D. J., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 24, p. 913-923 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Did China Import Metals from Africa in the Bronze Age?

Liu, S., Chen, K. L., Rehren, T., Mei, J. J., Chen, J. L., Liu, Y. & Killick, D., Feb 1 2018, In : Archaeometry. 60, 1, p. 105-117 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Lead isotope and metal source of Shang bronzes: A response to Sun et al.'s comments

Liu, S. R., Chen, K. L., Rehren, T., Mei, J. J., Chen, J. L., Liu, Y. & Killick, D. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archaeometry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Was aztec and mixtec turquoise mined in the American southwest?

Thibodeau, A. M., Luján, L. L., Killick, D. J., Berdan, F. F. & Ruiz, J., Jun 13 2018, In : Science Advances. 4, 6, eaas9370.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Canyon Creek revisited: New investigations of a late prehispanic turquoise mine, Arizona, USA

Hedquist, S. L., Thibodeau, A. M., Welch, J. R. & Killick, D. J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 87, p. 44-58 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Tracing Ingombe Ilede's trade connections

Killick, D. J., Aug 1 2017, In : Antiquity. 91, 358, p. 1087-1088 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations
2016

A global perspective on the pyrotechnologies of Sub-Saharan Africa

Killick, D. J., Jan 2 2016, In : Azania. 51, 1, p. 62-87 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Connection and competition: Some early insights gained from petrographic studies of New Caledonian Lapita pottery

Chiu, S., Killick, D. J., Sand, C. & Dickinson, W. R., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Archaeology in Oceania.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Copper mining and smelting technology in the northern Lowveld, South Africa, ca. 1000 CE to ca. 1880 CE

Killick, D. J., Miller, D., Thondhlana, T. P. & Martinón-Torres, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 75, p. 10-26 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Moijabana Rocks-Pilikwe Pots: The Acceleration of Clay Formation by Potters Employing Simple Mechanical Means

Wilmsen, E. N., Griffiths, A., Thebe, P., Killick, D. J. & Molatlhegi, G., Jul 2 2016, In : Ethnoarchaeology. 8, 2, p. 137-157 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

Diabase Temper as a Marker for Laguna Ceramics

Pailes, M. C., Killick, D. J., Mills, B. J. & Ferguson, T. J., Oct 1 2015, In : KIVA. 80, 3-4, p. 281-303 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Invention and innovation in African iron-smelting technologies

Killick, D., Mar 4 2015, In : Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 25, 1, p. 307-319 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

Isotopic evidence for the provenance of turquoise in the southwestern United States

Thibodeau, A. M., Killick, D. J., Hedquist, S. L., Chesley, J. T. & Ruiz, J., 2015, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 127, 11-12, p. 1617-1631 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Scale armor on the North American frontier: Lessons from the John G. Bourke armor

Bleed, P., Long, L., Long, J., Roberg, M. & Killick, D. J., Aug 1 2015, In : Plains Anthropologist. 60, 235, p. 199-222 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The awkward adolescence of archaeological science

Killick, D., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 56, p. 242-247 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2014

A novel approach to lead isotope provenance studies of tin and bronze: Applications to South African, Botswanan and Romanian artifacts

Molofsky, L. J., Killick, D., Ducea, M. N., Macovei, M., Chesley, J. T., Ruiz, J., Thibodeau, A. & Popescu, G. C., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 50, p. 440-450 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

A pre-Columbian copper alloy smelting furnace: Mössbauer and XRD study of the firing conditions

Hayashida, F. M., Killick, D., Shimada, I., Häusler, W., Wagner, F. E. & Wagner, U., Jan 1 2014, In : Hyperfine Interactions. 224, 1-3, p. 161-170 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Cairo to cape: The spread of metallurgy through Eastern and Southern Africa

Killick, D., Aug 1 2014, Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective: Methods and Syntheses. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461490173. p. 507-527 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations
2013

An early Paleoindian bead from the Mockingbird Gap site, New Mexico

Holliday, V. T. & Killick, D., Feb 1 2013, In : Current Anthropology. 54, 1, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

From ores to metals

Killick, D., Aug 1 2013, Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective: Methods and Syntheses. Springer New York, p. 11-45 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Scopus citations
2012

Archaeometallurgy: The study of preindustrial mining and metallurgy

Killick, D. & Fenn, T., Oct 2012, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 41, p. 559-575 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Scopus citations
2010

A chalcolithic error: Rebuttal to Amzallag 2009

Thornton, C. P., Golden, J. M., Killick, D. J., Pigott, V. C., Rehren, T. H. & Roberts, B. W., Apr 2010, In : American Journal of Archaeology. 114, 2, p. 305-315 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Mineralogical study of precolonial (1650-1850 CE) tin smelting slags from Rooiberg, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Heimann, R. B., Chirikure, S. & Killick, D., Sep 1 2010, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 22, 5, p. 751-761 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The technology of tin smelting in the Rooiberg Valley, Limpopo Province, South Africa, ca. 1650-1850 CE

Chirikure, S., Heimann, R. B. & Killick, D., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 37, 7, p. 1656-1669 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2009

Cairo to cape: The spread of metallurgy through Eastern and Southern Africa

Killick, D., Dec 2009, In : Journal of World Prehistory. 22, 4, p. 399-414 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

The social geography of pottery in Botswana as reconstructed by optical petrography

Wilmsen, E. N., Killick, D., Rosenstein, D. D., Thebe, P. C. & Denbow, J. R., Jun 29 2009, In : Journal of African Archaeology. 7, 1, p. 3-39 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2007

The strange case of the earliest silver extraction by European colonists in the New World

Thibodeau, A. M., Killick, D. J., Ruiz, J., Chesley, J. T., Deagan, K., Cruxent, J. M. & Lyman, W., Feb 27 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 9, p. 3663-3666 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2006

Archaeological science and African archaeology

Killick, D., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of African Archaeology. 4, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2005

Comments IV: Is there really a chasm between archaeological theory and archaelogical science?

Killick, D., Feb 1 2005, In : Archaeometry. 47, 1, p. 185-189 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Scopus citations
2004

Pardon the introduction: A preface to our papers

Kuhn, S. L., Schiffer, M. B. & Killick, D., Dec 1 2004, In : World Archaeology. 36, 4, p. 558-560 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Slag identification at Southern African archaeological sites

Miller, D. & Killick, D., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of African Archaeology. 2, 1, p. 23-47 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Social constructionist approaches to the study of technology

Killick, D., Dec 1 2004, In : World Archaeology. 36, 4, p. 571-578 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2003

Ironworking on the Swahili Coast of Kenya

Kusimba, C. M. & Killick, D., Dec 1 2003, East African Archaeology: Foragers, Potters, Smiths, and Traders. University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 99-115 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Scopus citations

Metal working in the Northern Lowveld, South Africa, A.D. 1000-1890

Miller, D., Killick, D. & Van Der Merwe, N. J., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Field Archaeology. 28, 3-4, p. 401-417 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations
2001

Metal working in the northern lowveld, south africa a.d. 1000–1890

Miller, D., Killick, D. J. & van der Merwe, N. J., Jan 1 2001, In : International journal of phytoremediation. 21, 1, p. 401-417 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

A study of iron smelting at Lopanzo, Equateur Province, Zaire

Ackerman, K. J., Killick, D. J., Herbert, E. W. & Kriger, C., Aug 1999, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 26, 8, p. 1135-1143 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1997

Archaeology and archaeometry: From casual dating to a meaningful relationship?

Killick, D. & Young, S. M. M., Sep 1997, In : Antiquity. 71, 273, p. 518-524 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1993

Indigenous African metallurgy: nature and culture

Childs, S. T. & Killick, D. J., 1993, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 22, p. 317-337

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1991

A little-known extractive process: Iron smelting in natural-draft furnaces

Killick, D., Apr 1 1991, In : JOM. 43, 4, p. 62-64 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
1989

Between bloomery and blast furnace: Mafa iron-smelting technology in North Cameroon

David, N., Heimann, R., Killick, D. & Wayman, M., Dec 1 1989, In : The African Archaeological Review. 7, 1, p. 183-208 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
1988

Reassessment of the evidence for early metallurgy in Niger, West Africa

Killick, D., van der Merwe, N. J., Gordon, R. B. & Grébénart, D., Jul 1988, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 15, 4, p. 367-394 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
1986

Appendix A by David J. Killick

Killick, D. J., 1986, In : International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 15, 1, p. 59-63 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle