By Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech

ISBN-10: 1782978445

ISBN-13: 9781782978442

This half quantity brings jointly over 60 experts to provide 31 papers at the newest examine into archaeozoology of the close to East. The papers are wide-ranging when it comes to interval and geographical insurance: from Palaeolithic rock defend 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 bearing on pastoralism, nomadism and mobility; facets 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 very important selection of major new paintings builds at the well-established beginning of prior ICAZ guides to give the very most recent result of archaeozoological learn within the prehistory of this formative sector within the improvement of animal exploitation.

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