Selected Publications


Haaland MM, Czechowski M, Carpentier F, et al (2019) Documenting archaeological thin sections in highresolution: A comparison of methods and discussion of applications. Geoarchaeology 34:100–114.

Wroth K, Cabanes D, Marston JM, et al (2019) Neanderthal plant use and pyrotechnology: phytolith analysis from Roc de Marsal, France. Archaeol Anthropol Sci. 11: 4325.


Goldberg P, Miller CE, Mentzer SM (2017) Recognizing Fire in the Paleolithic Archaeological Record. Curr Anthropol 58:S175–S190.

Haaland MM, Friesem DE, Miller CE, Henshilwood CS (2017) Heat-induced alteration of glauconitic minerals in the Middle Stone Age levels of Blombos Cave, South Africa: Implications for evaluating site structure and burning events. J Archaeol Sci 86:81–100.

Mentzer SM, Romano DG, Voyatzis ME (2017) Micromorphological contributions to the study of ritual behavior at the ash altar to Zeus on Mt. Lykaion, Greece. Archaeol Anthropol Sci 9:1017–1043.

Toffolo MB, Regev L, Mintz E, et al (2017) Accurate Radiocarbon Dating of Archaeological Ash Using Pyrogenic Aragonite. Radiocarbon 59:231–249.


Miller CE, Mentzer SM, Berthold C, et al (2016) Site-formation processes at elands bay cave, South Africa. Southern African Humanities 29:69–128.


Mentzer SM (2014) Microarchaeological Approaches to the Identification and Interpretation of Combustion Features in Prehistoric Archaeological Sites. J Archaeol Method Theory 21:616–668.


Mentzer SM, Quade J (2013) Compositional and isotopic analytical methods in archaeological micromorphology. Geoarchaeology 28:87–97.