Articles

2013 Patrick E. McGovern, Gretchen R. Hall, and Armen Mirzoian. A biomolecular archaeological approach to ‘Nordic grog.’ Danish Journal of Archaeology, online http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21662282.2013.867101.

2013 Patrick E. McGovern, Benjamin P. Luley, Nuria Rovira, Armen Mirzoian, Michael P. Callahan, Karen E. Smith, Gretchen R. Hall, Theodore Davidson, and Joshua M. Henkin. Beginning of Viniculture in France. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, June 3.

2010 P. E. McGovern, M. Christofidou-Solomidou, W. Wang, F. Dukes, T. Davidson, and W.S. El-Deiry. Anticancer Activity of Botanical Compounds in Ancient Fermented Beverages.  International Journal of Oncology 37(1), 5-21.

2009 Ancient Egyptian Herbal Wines. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:18: 7361-7366 (with Armen Mirzoian and Gretchen R. Hall).

2007 Chemical and Archaeological Evidence for the Earliest Cacao Beverages. Cover article of The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104.48: 18937-40  (with John S. Henderson, Rosemary A. Joyce, Gretchen R. Hall, and W. Jeffery Hurst).

2006 Multiple origins of cultivated grapevine (Vitis vinifera L. ssp. sativa) based on chloroplast DNA polymorphisms. Molecular Ecology 15: 3707-14 (with R. Arroyo-Garcia, et al.).

2006 Genetic characterization and relationships of traditional grape cultivars from Transcaucasia and Anatolia. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization & Utilization, 4.2: 144-58 (with J. F. Vouillamoz, A. Ergul, G. Söylemezoglu, G. Tevzadze, and M. S. Grando).

2005 Chemical Identification and Cultural Implications of a Mixed Fermented Beverage from Late Prehistoric China. Asian Perspectives 44: 249-75 (with A. P. Underhill, H. Fang, F. Luan, G. R. Hall, H. Yu, C.-s. Wang, F. Cai, Z. Zhao, and G. M. Feinman).

2005 A Chemical Analysis of the Longshan Culture Fermented Beverage Unearthed from the Liangchengzhen Site in Rizhao City, Shandong: Also on the Cultural Significance of Fermented Beverages in Prehistoric Times. Kaogu (with A. P. Underhill, H. Fang, F. Luan, G. R. Hall, H. Yu, C.-s. Wang, F. Cai, Z. Zhao, and G. M. Feinman) [Chinese]

2005 Archaeochemistry and Ancient Chinese Fermented Beverages. Expedition 47.1 (Spring): 43.

2005 Southeastern Turkey: Homeland of Winemaking and Viticulture? ARIT Newsletter report on sponsored research.

2004 Fermented Beverages of Pre- and Proto-Historic China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 101.51: 17593-98 (with J. Zhang, J. Tang, Z. Zhang, G. R. Hall, R. A. Moreau, A. Nuñez, E. D. Butrym, M. P. Richards, C.-s. Wang, G. Cheng, Z. Zhao, and C. Wang).

2003 Evidence for S. cerevisiae Fermentation in Ancient Wine. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57: S226-232 (with D. Cavalieri, D. L. Hartl, R. Mortimer, and M. Polsinelli).

2003 Ancient Feasting and Drinking. COPIA, vol. 6 (Feb.): 15-21.

2003 Domestication de la vigne confrontation des données archéologiques, chimiques et génétiques. Revue Suisse Vitic. Arboric. Hortic. 35(2):139-140.

*2001 Meal for Mourners. Archaeology 54 (4): 28-29.

2000 FTIR Analysis Reveal Historic Origins of Wine,” Signal-to-News 13: 6.

2000 The Funerary Banquet of “King Midas.” Expedition 42: 21-29.

1999 A Funerary Feast Fit for King Midas. Nature 402 (Dec. 23): 863-864 (with D. L. Glusker, R. A. Moreau, A. Nuñez, E. Simpson, E. D. Butrym,L. J. Exner, and E. C. Stout).

1999 Searching for the Beginnings of Winemaking. Expedition 41: 4-5.

1998 Wine for Eternity. Archaeology 51.4: 28-34.

1997 Wine of Egypt’s Golden Age: An Archaeochemical Perspective. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 83: 69-108.

1997 The Beginnings of Winemaking and Viniculture in the Ancient Near East and Egypt (with U. Hartung, V. R. Badler, D. L. Glusker, and L. J. Exner).
Expedition 39/1: 3-21.

1996 Vin extraordinaire. The Sciences 36/6: 27-31.

1996 Neolithic Resinated Wine (with M. M. Voigt, D. L. Glusker, and L. J. Exner). Nature 381 (June 6): 480-81.

1996 Chemical Evidence for a Wine Residue from Warka (Uruk) inside a Late Uruk Period Spouted Jar (with V. R. Badler and D. L. Glusker).  Baghdader Mitteilungen 27: 39-43.

1995 Science in Archaeology: A Review. American Journal of Archaeology 99: 79-142.

1994The Archaeological Origin and Significance of the Dolphin Vase as Determined by Neutron Activation Analysis (with J. Bourriau, G. Harbottle, and S. J. Allen). Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 296: 31-43.  Errata

1993 The First Wine and Beer: Chemical Detection of Ancient Fermented Beverages (with R. H. Michel and V. R. Badler). Analytical Chemistry 65: 408A-413A.

1993 The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan: Glass and Faience Production and Importation in the Late New Kingdom (with S. J. Fleming and C. P. Swann). Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 290-291: 1-27.

1992 Indigoid Dyes in Peruvian and Coptic Textiles of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (with J. Lazar and R. H. Michel).
Archeomaterials 6: 69-83.

1993 Baq`ah Valley 1993. American Journal of Archaeology 97: 471-74.

1992  Chemical Evidence for Ancient  Beer (with R. H. Michel and V. R. Badler). Nature 360 (Nov. 5):
24.

1992 The Chemical Composition of the Indigoid Dyes Derived from the Hypobranchial Glandular Secretions of Murex Mollusks (with J. Lazar and R. H. Michel). Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists 108: 145-150.

1991 The Photochemistry of Royal Purple (with R. H. Michel). The Spectrum 4: 6-9.

1991 Caveats on the Analysis of Indigoid Dyes by Mass Spectrometry (with J. Lazar and R. H. Michel). Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists 107: 280-281.

*1990 Characterization of Ancient Materials Using PIXE Spectrometry (with S. J. Fleming, C. P. Swann, and L. Horne). Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B49: 293-299.

1990 Colorants Used in Ancient Egyptian Glassmaking: Specialized Studies Using PIXE Spectrometry (with C. P. Swann and S. J. Fleming). Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B45: 311-314.

1991 The Beads from Tomb B10a B27 at Dinkha Tepe (Azerbaijan, Iran), and the Beginnings of Glassmaking in the Ancient Near East (with S. J. Fleming and C. P. Swann). American Journal of Archaeology 95: 395-402.

1990 The Ultimate Attire: Jewelry from a Canaanite Temple at Beth Shan. Expedition 32: 16-23.

1990Royal Purple Dye: The Chemical Reconstruction of the Ancient Mediterranean Industry (with R. H. Michel). Accounts of Chemical Research 23: 152-158.

1990 The Chemical Processing of Royal Purple Dye: Ancient Descriptions as Elucidated by Modern Science, Part II (with R. H. Michel). Archeomaterials 4: 97-104.

1990 The Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Indigoid Dyes (with J. Lazar and R. H. Michel). Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists 106: 22-25.

1990 A Dye for Gods and Kings. Archaeology 43.2: 33.

1989 Colorants in Glasses from Ancient Syria-Palestine: Specialized Studies Using PIXE Spectrometry (with C. P. Swann and S. J. Fleming). Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B40/41: 615-619.

1989 Baq`ah Valley Project: Excavation and Survey.  Pp. 25-44 in Archaeology of Jordan, vol. II1: Field Reports, Surveys and Sites, eds. D. Homès-Fredericq and J. B. Hennessy.  Akkadica Supplement VII.  Leuven: Peeters.

1989 Baq`ah Valley Project 1987: Khirbet Umm ad-Dananir and al-Qesir. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 33: 123-136.

1988 Archaeological Chemistry: An Emerging Discipline. Beckman Center for History of Chemistry News 5: 3-6.

1988 Has Authentic Tekelet Been Identified?(with R. H. Michel and M. Saltzman). Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 269: 81-90.

1988 The Innovation of Steel in Transjordan. Journal of Metals 40: 50-52.

1987 The Chemical Processing of Royal Purple Dye: Ancient Descriptions as Elucidated by Modern Science (with R. H. Michel). Archeomaterials 1: 135-143.

1987 The Chemical Processing of Royal Purple Dye: Addendum (with R. H. Michel). Archeomaterials 2: 93.

1985 Royal Purple Dye: Tracing the Chemical Origins of the Industry (with R. H. Michel). Analytical Chemistry 57: 1514A-1522A.

1985 Ceramic Technology at Prehistoric Ban Chiang, Thailand: Physicochemical Analyses (with W. W. Vernon and J. C. White). MASCA
Journal 3: 104-113.

1984 The Khirbet Kerak Pottery from Beth Shan: Technological Evidence for Local Manufacture? (with M. Chazan). MASCA Journal 3: 20-24.

1984 Royal Purple and the Pre-Phoenician Dye Industry of Lebanon (with R. H. Michel). MASCA Journal 3: 66-70.

1983 Test Soundings of Archaeological and Resistivity Survey Results at Rujm al-Henu. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 27: 105-141.

1983 Baq`ah Valley Project Symposium. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 27: 641-47.

1982 The Earliest Steel from Transjordan (with V. C. Pigott and M. R. Notis). MASCA Journal 2: 35-39.

1982 Late Bronze Pottery Fabrics from the Baq`ah Valley, Jordan: Composition and Origins (with G. Harbottle and C. Wnuk). MASCA Journal 2: 8-12.

1982 Exploring the Burial Caves of the Baq`ah Valley in Jordan. Archaeology 35: 46-57.

1982/3 Baq`ah Valley Project 1981. Biblical Archaeologist 45: 122-124; Liber Annuus 31: 329-332; American Journal of Archaeology 87: 186; Archiv für
Orientforschung 29-30 (1983/84): 271-274.

1981 University of Pennsylvania Radiocarbon Dates XXI (with A. Meulengracht and B. Lawn). Radiocarbon 21: 227-240.

1981 The Baq`ah Valley, Jordan: Test Soundings of Cesium Magnetometer Anomalies. MASCA Journal 1: 214-17.

1981Baq`ah Valley Project 1980. Biblical Archeologist 44: 126-28; Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 25: 356-357.

1980 Explorations in the Umm ad-Dananir Region of the Baq`ah Valley, 1977-1978. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 24: 55-67.

1979 Beq`a Valley, Jordan 1977. American Schools of Oriental Research Newsletter 4: 9-11.

1979 The Baq`ah Valley, Jordan: A Cesium Magnetometer Survey. MASCA Journal 1: 39-41.

Book Chapters and Entries

2013 From East to West: The Ancient Near Eastern “Wine Culture” Travels Land and Sea.  Pp. 233-41 in Patrimonio Cultural de la Vid y el Vino (Vine and Wine Cultural Heritage), eds. S. Celestino Pérez and J. Blánquez Pérez.  Madrid: Autonomous University and Institute of Archaeology.

2012 The Archaeological and Chemical Hunt for the Origins of Viticulture in the Near East and Etruria.  Pp. 141-52 in Archeologia della Vite e del Vino in Toscano e nel Lazio: Dalle tecniche dell’indagine archeologica alle prospettive della biologia molecolare, eds. A. Ciacci, P. Rendini, and A. Zifferero.  Borgo S. Lorenzo: Edizioni all’Insegna del Giglio.

2011 The Archaeological and Chemical Hunt for the Origins of Viniculture.  Pp. 13-23 in Recontres du Clos-Vougeot 2010, eds. J. Perard and M. Perrot.  Dijon: Centre Georges Chevrier

2010 The Chemical Identification of the Beverage and Food Remains in Tumulus MM.  Pp. 177-187 in  The Gordion Wooden Objects, vol. 1: The Furniture from Tumulus MM by E. Simpson.  Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 32.  Leiden: Brill.

2010 Uncorking the Chinese Past: the Archaeological and Chemical Discovery of the World’s Oldest “Wine.” Pp. 29-40 in Wine in Chinese Culture: Historical, Literary, Social and Global Perspectives, ed. P. Kupfer.  Muenster: LIT.

2007 The Archaeological and Chemical Hunt for the Origins of Viticulture in the Near East and Etruria. Pp. 108-22 in Archeologia della Vite e del Vino in Etruria, eds. A. Ciacci, P. Rendini, and A. Zifferero. Siena: Ci. Vin (Società Editrice dell’Associazione Nazionale Città del Vino).

2007 The Chemical Identification of Resinated Wine and a Mixed Fermented Beverage in Bronze Age Pottery Vessels of Greece. Pp.169-218 in Archaeology Meets Science: Biomolecular Investigations in Bronze Age Greece; The Primary Scientific Evidence 1997-2003, eds. Y. Tzedakis, H. Martlew and M. K. Jones (with L. Glusker, L. J. Exner, and G. R. Hall).

2007 Ancient Wine and Beer.  Pp. 232-33 in Discovery!: Unearthing the New Treasures of Archaeology, ed. B. M. Fagan.  London: Thames and Hudson.

2004 History and Archaeology of Jordan: The Second Millennium B.C. Pp. 285-300 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan VIII. Amman: Dept. of Antiquities.

2004 Le premier vin du monde. In Le Vin: Nectar des dieux, genie des hommes (Wine: Nectar of the gods, miracle of mankind). Gollion (Switzerland): Infolio.

2004 A Dye for Gods and Kings. Pp. 16-19 in Secrets of the Bible, ed. N. A. Silberman. New York: Hatherleigh.

2004 Fermented Beverages. In The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World, ed. B. Fagan. London: Thames & Hudson.

2002 Wine and the Vine: New Archaeological and Chemical Perspectives on Its Earliest History. Pp. 565-592 in Bacchus to the Future, eds. C. Cullen, G. Pickering, and R. Phillips. St. Catherines (Ontario, Canada): Brock University.

2001 The Organic Contents of the Tomb U-j Syro-Palestinian Type Jars: Resinated Wine Flavored with Fig (with D. L. Glusker and L. J. Exner), and The Origins of the Tomb U-j Syro-Palestinian Type Jars as Determined by Neutron Activation Analysis, pp. 399-403 and 407-416 in Die Importgefässe aus dem Friedhof U in Abydos by Ulrich Hartung, German Institute of Archaeology. Mainz: P. von Zabern.

1999 Retsina, Mixed Fermented Beverages, and the Cuisine of Pre-Classical Greece. Pp. 206-209 in Minoans and Mycenaeans: Flavours of Their Time, eds. Y. Tzedakis and H. Martlew. Athens: Greek Ministry of Culture and National Archaeological Museum.

1999 Georgia as Homeland of Winemaking and Viticulture. Pp. 58-59 in National Treasures of Georgia, ed. O. Z. Soltes. London: P. Wilson and Foundation for International Arts and Education.

1997 A Ceramic Sequence for Northern Jordan: An Archaeological and Chemical Perspective. Pp. 421-25 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan VI, eds. G. Bisheh, M. Zaghloul, and I. Kehrberg. Amman: Dept. of Antiquities.

1997 “Hyksos” Trade Connections between Tell el-Dab`a (Avaris) and the Levant: A Neutron Activation Study of the Canaanite Jar (with G. Harbottle). Pp. 141-57 in The Hyksos: New Historical and Archaeological Perspectives, ed. E. Oren. University Museum Monograph 96. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum.

1996 The Baq`ah Valley. Encyclopedia of Near Eastern Archaeology, ed. E. M. Meyers, New York: Oxford University; The Archaeology of the Levant, ed. S. Richard, New York: Garland.

1995 Technological Innovation and Artistic Achievement in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages of Central Transjordan. Pp. 29-37 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan V. Amman: Dept. of Antiquities.

1994 Maya Blue: A Fresh Look at an Old Controversy (with L. Roundhill, D. Reents-Budet, and R. H. Michel). Pp. 253-56 in Seventh Palenque Round Table, 1989, eds. M. G. Robertson and V. M. Fields. San Francisco: Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute.

1994 The Baq`ah Valley. In The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Hold Land, ed. E. Stern. New York: Simon and Schuster.

1994 Were the Sea Peoples at Beth Shan? Pp. 144-56 in Fra dybet: Festskrift til John Strange. Forum for Bibelsk Eksegese 5, eds. N. P. Lemche and M. Müller. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanus and University of Copenhagen.

1993 Jewelry. In The Oxford Companion to the Bible, ed. B. M. Metzger, New York: Oxford University.

1993 Baq`ah Valley Survey and Excavation Project. Pp. 46-48 in ACOR: The First 25 Years–The American Center of Oriental Research, 1968-1993. Amman: ACOR.

1993 Baq`ah Valley. In “Archaeology of Jordan,” eds. B. De Vries and P. Bikai. American Journal of Archaeology 97: 471-474.

1992 “Baq`ah Valley Project” and “Beth Shan.” In Anchor Bible Dictionary, ed. D. N. Freedman. Garden City: Doubleday.

1992 Settlement Patterns of the Late Bronze and Iron Ages in the Greater Amman Area. Pp. 179-183 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan IV. Amman: Dept. of Antiquities.

1989 Ceramics and Craft Interactions: A Theoretical Framework, with Prefatory Remarks.   Pp. 1-11 in Cross-Craft and Cross-Cultural Interactions in Ceramics , Ceramics and Civilization IV, eds. P. E. McGovern, M. R. Notis, and W. D. Kingery.  Westerville, OH: American Ceramic Society.  Articles on “” () and “Cross-Cultural Craft Interaction: The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan” (pp. 147-94).

1989 Cross-Cultural Craft Interaction: The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan. Pp. 147-94 in Cross-Craft and Cross-Cultural Interactions in Ceramics , Ceramics and Civilization IV, eds. P. E. McGovern, M. R. Notis, and W. D. Kingery.  Westerville, OH: American Ceramic Society.

1989 Baq`ah Valley Project: Excavation and Survey. Pp. 25-44 in Archaeology of Jordan, vol. II1: Field Reports, Surveys and Sites, eds. D. Homès-Fredericq and J. B. Hennessy. Akkadica Supplement VII. Leuven: Peeters.

1989 Ancient Ceramic Technology and Stylistic Change. Pp. 63-81 in Scientific Analysis in Archaeology and its Interpretation, ed. J. Henderson. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, Monograph 19; UCLA Institute of Archaeology, Archaeological Research Tools 5. Oxford: Oxford University.

1987 Silicate Industries of Late Bronze-Early Iron Age Palestine: Technological Interaction between New Kingdom Egypt and the Levant. Pp. 91-114 in Early Vitreous Materials, eds. M. Bimson and I. C. Freestone. British Museum Occasional Paper No. 56. London: British Museum Research Laboratory.

1987 Central Transjordan in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages: An Alternative Hypothesis of Socio-Economic Transformation and Collapse. Pp. 267-273 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan III, ed. A Hadidi. Amman: Dept. of Antiquities.

1987 Ceramic Technology I: Petrography, Firing, and Surface Decoration (with C. Wnuk). Pp. 181-190 in The Wadi al-Jubah Archaeological Project. Vol. 3 by W. D. Glanzman and A. O. Ghaleb, ed. L. J. Tiede and S. J. Fleming. Washington, D.C.: American Foundation for the Study of Man.

1986 Ancient Ceramic Technology and Stylistic Change: Contrasting Studies from Southwest and Southeast Asia. Pp. 33-52 in Technology and Style. Ceramics and Civilization II, ed. W. D. Kingery. Columbus, OH: American Ceramic Society.

1985 Environmental Constraints for Human Settlement in the Baq`ah Valley. Pp. 141-148 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan II, ed. A. Hadidi. Amman: Department of Antiquities.

*1985 Cesium Magnetometer and Electrical Resistivity Surveying in Search of Late Bronze Age Remains in the Baq`ah Valley, Jordan. Pp. 387-413 in National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1978. Vol. 19, ed. W. Swanson. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

1983 Baq`ah Valley Project. Pp. 345-347 in Archaeological Survey in the Mediterranean Area, eds. D. R. Keller and D. W. Rupp. BAR International Series 155. Oxford: BAR.

Book Reviews

2003    C. E. Walsh: The Fruit of the Vine: Viticulture in Ancient Israel.  Harvard Semitic Monographs 60.  Journal of Semitic Studies.

1995    J. D. Seger, Gezer V: The Field I Caves.  Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 297: 86-88.

1993    D. Edelman, ed., Toward a Consensus on the Emergence of Israel in Canaan.  Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 58 (1993): 153-157.

1990    E. Spanier, ed., The Royal Purple and the Biblical Blue. ISIS 81: 563-65.

1988    P. A. Parkes, Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology.  American Journal of Archaeology 92: 285-286.