Archaeozoology of the Near East by Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech

By Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech

This half quantity brings jointly over 60 experts to offer 31 papers at the most recent examine into archaeozoology of the close to East. The papers are wide-ranging by way of interval and geographical assurance: from Palaeolithic rock take care of assemblages in Syria to Byzantine continues to be in Palestine and from the Caucasus to Cyprus. Papers are grouped into thematic sections studying styles of Palaeolithic and Neolithic subsistence in northern Mesopotamia, Anatolia and the Iranian plateau; Palaeolithic to Neolithic faunal continues to be from Armenia; animal exploitation in Bronze Age city websites; new facts pertaining to pastoralism, nomadism and mobility; features of domestication and animal exploitation within the Arabian peninsula; numerous case stories on ritual animal deposits; and particular analyses of styles of animal exploitation at city websites in Turkey, Palestine and Jordan.

This vital selection of major new paintings builds at the well-established starting place of past ICAZ courses to provide the very most recent result of archaeozoological study within the prehistory of this formative sector within the improvement of animal exploitation.

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