|作者：||F.B. Pyatt, G. Gilmore, J.P. Grattan, C.O. Hunt, S. Mclaren|
1Department of Life Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, U.K.
2School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Nene University College, Northampton, NN2 7AH, U.K.
3Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, U.K.
4Department of Geographical and Environmental Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, U.K.
5Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, U.K.
|刊名：||Journal of Archaeological Science, 2000, Vol.27 (9), pp.771-778|
|关键词：||JORDAN; NABATEAN; ROMAN; BYZANTINE; BIOACCUMULATION; PARTITIONING; ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION; LEAD; COPPER;|
|原始语种摘要：||Abstract(#br)Extensive wastes from the copper mining and smelting activities of the Nabatean, Roman and Byzantine periods in the Wadi Faynan in the southern Jordanian desert continue to exert a profound influence upon the environment, mainly through processes of bioaccumulation. It is suggested that in antiquity both producers and consumers (plants and animals) would have similarly been subjected to enhanced bioaccumulation of potentially toxic heavy metals such as lead and copper, whose consequences are explored in this account.|