$
39.66

By Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech

This half quantity brings jointly over 60 experts to give 31 papers at the most up-to-date study into archaeozoology of the close to East. The papers are wide-ranging by way of interval and geographical insurance: from Palaeolithic rock safeguard 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 proof bearing on pastoralism, nomadism and mobility; facets of domestication and animal exploitation within the Arabian peninsula; numerous case reports on ritual animal deposits; and particular analyses of styles of animal exploitation at city websites in Turkey, Palestine and Jordan.

This vital choice of major new paintings builds at the well-established origin of past ICAZ guides to provide the very most modern result of archaeozoological study within the prehistory of this formative sector within the improvement of animal exploitation.

Show description

Read or Download Archaeozoology of the Near East PDF

Similar archaeology books

Han Material Culture: An Archaeological Analysis and Vessel Typology

Han fabric tradition is an research of Han dynasty (206 BC–AD 220) chinese language archaeology according to a comparability of the kinds of vessels present in absolutely dated tombs. the ensuing chronological framework enables the pass courting of tombs throughout China, of which nearly a thousand are documented the following.

Ancient Civilizations

Old Civilizations deals a accomplished and easy account of the world’s first civilizations and the way they have been came across, drawing on many avenues of inquiry together with archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory paintings, hugely really good clinical investigations, and either ancient and ethnohistorical documents.

The Early History of the Ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C.

Hans J. Nissen right here offers a much-needed evaluation of 7000 years of improvement within the old close to East from the start of settled existence to the formation of the 1st nearby states. His method of the examine of Mesopotamian civilization differs markedly from traditional orientations, which impose a pointy department among prehistoric and ancient, literate, sessions.

Manufactured Light: Mirrors in the Mesoamerican Realm

Advanced and time-consuming to produce, iron-ore mirrors stand out between Prehispanic artifacts for his or her aesthetic good looks, their symbolic implications, and the complexity and talent in their meeting. synthetic gentle offers the most recent archaeological study on this stuff, concentrating on the intersection in their importance and use and at the technological features of the producing strategies that created them.

Additional info for Archaeozoology of the Near East

Example text

Download PDF sample

Archaeozoology of the Near East by Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech


by Jason
4.0

Rated 4.51 of 5 – based on 41 votes