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2011    Shackley, M.S. (Ed.) X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (XRF) in Geoarchaeology. Springer, New York.

2010  Golovanova, L.V., Doronichev, V.B., Cleghorn. N.E., Koulkova, M.A., Sapelko, V.S., and Shackley, M.S., Significance of Ecological Factors in the Middle to Upper Paleolithic Transition. Current Anthropology 51: 655-691.

2010   Poupeau, G., Le Bourdonnec, F.X., Carter, T., Delarue, S., Shackley, M.S., Barrat, J-A., Dubernet, S., Moretto, P., Calligaro, T., Milić, M., and Kobayashi, K., The use of SEM-EDS, PIXE, and EDXRF for obsidian provenance studies in the Near East: a case study from Neolithic Çatalhöyük (central Anatolia).  Journal of Archaeological Science, 37:2705-2720.

2010   Taliafero, M.A., Schriever, B.A., and M.S. Shackley
Obsidian Procurement, Least Cost Path Analysis, and Social Interaction in the Mimbres Area of Southwestern New Mexico.  Journal of Archaeological Science 37:536-548.

2010   Dillian, C. D., Bello, C. A., and Shackley, M.S., Long-distance exchange of obsidian in the Mid-Atlantic United States.  In C. Dillian, and C. White, Eds., Trade and Exchange: Archaeological Studies from Prehistory and History, pp. 17-35.  New York: Springer.

2009   Shackley, M.S., The Topaz Basin Archaeological Obsidian Source in the Transition Zone of Central Arizona.  Geoarchaeology 24(3): 336-347.

2009   Shackley, M.S. Two Newly Discovered Sources of Archaeological Obsidian in the Southwest: Archaeological and Social Implications.  Kiva 74(3):269-280.

2009   Hamilton, M.J., B.B. Huckell, and M.S. Shackley, Clovis obsidian sources in the central Rio Grande Rift Region of New Mexico.  Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:62-65.

2009   LeTourneau, P.D., and M.S. Shackley, Geochemistry of Paleoindian and Early-Archaic obsidian artifacts from New Mexico and Colorado. Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:81-84.

2008   Huckell, B.B., V.T. Holliday, M. Hamilton, C. Sinkovec, C. Merriman, M.S. Shackley, and R.H. Weber, The Mockingbird Gap Clovis Site: 2007 Investigations.  Current Research in the Pleistocene 25:95-97.

2008   Carter, T., S. Dubernet, R. King, F-X. Le B., M. Milić, G. Poupeau, and M. S. Shackley, Eastern Anatolian Obsidians at Çatalhöyük and the Reconfiguration of Regional Interaction in the Early Ceramic Neolithic.  Antiquity 82:900-909.

2007   Shackley, M.S. (solicited chapter): Archaeological Petrology and the Archaeometry of Lithic Materials.  50th Anniversary Volume, edited by A.M. Pollard.  Archaeometry 50: 194-215.

2007   Negash, A., M. Alene, F.H. Brown, B.P. Nash, and M.S. Shackley: Geochemical Sources for the Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene Obsidian Artifacts of the Site of Beseka, Central Ethiopia.  Journal of Archaeological Science 34, 1205-1210.

2007   with Tristan Carter: Sourcing Obsidian from Neolithic Çatalöyük (Turkey) Using Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence.  Archaeometry, 49, 437-454.

2006 with Agazi Negash: Geochemical provenance of obsidian artefacts from the MSA site of Porc Epic, Ethiopia.  Archaeometry 48:1-12.

2006 with Agazi Negash and Mulugeta Alene: Source provenance of obsidian artifacts from the Early Stone Age (ESA) site of Melka Konture, Ethiopia.  Journal of Archaeological Science 33:1647-1650.


2005    Obsidian: Geology and Archaeology in the North American Southwest.  University of Arizona Press. 


2004  The Early Ethnography of the Kumeyaay: E.W. Gifford, Leslie Spier, and T.T. Waterman.  Classics in California Anthropology, Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology. University of California Press.


2004   with R.A. Joyce, K. McCandless, and R. Sheptak: Resultados Preliminares de una Investigación con EDXRF de Obsidiana de Puerto Escondido.  In Yaxkin: Memoria, VII Seminario de Antropología de Honduras “Dr. George Hasemann”, pp. 115-130.  Instituto Hondureño de Antropología e Historia, Honduras.

2004   with E.C. Scott et al. (300+ authors): The Morphology of Steve.  Annals of Improbable Research, July-August 2004.

2003 The Stone Technology of Ishi and the Yana. In Ishi in Three Centuries, edited by K. Kroeber and C. Kroeber, pp. 159-200. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

2002 More than Exchange: Pre-Ceramic through Ceramic Period Obsidian Studies in the Greater North American Southwest.  In Geochemical Evidence for Long-Distance Exchange, edited by M.D. Glascock, pp. 53-87.  Bergin and Garvey, Wesport, Connecticut.

2002 with Barker, A.W., C.E. Skinner, M.D. Glascock, and J.D. Rogers (2002) Mesoamerican Origin for an Obsidian Scraper from the Precolumbian Southeastern United States. American Antiquity 67:103-108.

2002 Precision versus Accuracy in the XRF Analysis of Archeological Obsidian: Some Lessons for Archaeometry and Archaeology. In Archaeometry 98, Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium, Budapest, April 26-May 3 1998, edited by E. Jerem, and K.T. Biro, pp. 805-809. Archaeolingua Central European Series 1, British Archaeological Reports, Oxford.

2002  Sources of Archaeological Volcanic Glass in the Primorye (Maritime) Province, Russian Far East, with Y.V. Kuzmin, V.K. Popov, and M.D. Glascock.  Archaeometry 44:505-515.

2001  The Stone Technology of Ishi and the Yana of North Central California: Inferences for Hunter-Gatherer Cultural Identity in Historic California.  American Anthropologist 102(4):693-712.  

2001 Limited Prehistoric Procurement of Sand Tank Obsidian, Southwestern Arizona, with David Tucker.  Kiva 66:345-374.

1999 Dynamics of Hohokam obsidian circulation in the North American Southwest. co-authored with James Bayman.  Antiquity 73(282):836-845

1999  McEuen Cave. co-authored with Bruce B. Huckell and Lisa W. Huckell.  In Early Maize in the Greater Southwest, Archaeology Southwest 13:12.

1999 with Carolyn Dillian: Thermal and Environmental Effects on Obsidian Geochemistry: Experimental and Archaeological Evidence. Paper presented in the Symposium: The Effects of Fire/Heat on Obsidian at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Sacramento, 24 April 1999.

1998  Geochemical Differentiation and Prehistoric Procurement of Obsidian in the Mount Taylor Volcanic Field,  Northwest New Mexico.  Journal of Archaeological Science 25:1073-1082. 

1998  Review Article: Gamma Rays, X-Rays, and Stone Tools: Some Recent Advances in Archaeological Geochemistry.   Journal of Archaeological Science 25(3):259-270. 

1998  Archaeological Obsidian Studies: Method and Theory . In Advances in Archaeological and Museum Sciences Series 3, New York: Springer / Plenum Publishing. ISBN: 0-306-45804-7
    Volume Editor with Major Contributory Chapters:

1998 Patayan Culture Area. In Archaeology of Prehistoric Native America: An Encyclopedia, edited by G. Gibbon, pp. 629-632. Garland Publishing Inc., New York.

1997 with Jane Peterson, and Douglas R. Mitchell: The Social and Economic Contexts of Lithic Procurement: Obsidian from Classic Period Hohokam Sites. American Antiquity 62(2): 231-259.

1997 with V.K. Popov: Obsidian of Primorye: First Results of Archaeological-Geological Correlation. Bulletin of the Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences 3:77-85.

1996 with Justin R. Hyland, and María de la Luz Gutiérrez M.: Mass Production and Procurement at Valle del Azufre: a Unique Archaeological Obsidian Source in Baja California Sur. American Antiquity 61(4):718-731.

1996 Range and Mobility in the Early Hunter-Gatherer Southwest. In Early Formative Adaptations in the Southern Southwest, edited by Barbara Roth, pp. 5-16. Monographs in World Prehistory 25. Prehistory Press, Madison.

1996 Elko or San Pedro?: Inferences from a Quantitative Analysis of Late Archaic Projectile Points from White Tanks, Yuma County, Arizona. Kiva 61(4):413-432.

1996 with P.D LeTourneau, J.M. Warnica, and J. Cummings: Analysis of Obsidian Folsom Artifacts from New Mexico. Current Research in the Pleistocene 13:59-61.

1995 Sources of Archaeological Obsidian in the Greater American Southwest: An Update and Quantitative Analysis. American Antiquity 60(3):531-551.

1995 Relics, Rights, and Regulations. Scientific American March 1995:115.

1995 with Douglas Mitchell: Classic Period Hohokam Obsidian Studies in Southern Arizona: A Review and Prospectus. Journal of Field Archaeology 22(3):291-304. 


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