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Approaches to Faunal Analysis in the Middle East

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ISBN 9780873659512

Publication Date: 06/26/2003


206 pages

1 map, 11 halftones, 40 tables

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  • Publisher’s Forward [C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky]
  • Forward [Charles A. Reed]
  • Preface [Richard H. Meadow and Melinda A. Zeder]
  • I. Methodology
    • The Logistic and Strategic Aspects of Faunal Analysis in Palestine [Øyscein Sakala LaBianca]
    • Analysis of Unidentifiable Bone from Çayönü: An Early Village Farming Community [Barbara Lawrence]
    • Effects of Context on the Interpretation of Faunal Remains: A Case Study [Richard H. Meadow]
  • II. Measurements
    • The Significance of Measuring Animal Bones from Archaeological Sites [Joachim Boessneck and Angela von den Driesch]
    • Metrical Analysis of Faunal Remains from the Middle East [Hans-Peter Uerpmann
  • III. Domestication and Environment
    • Bones for the Zoologist [Juliet Clutton-Brock]
    • "Domestication" Defined and Methodological Approaches to its Recognition in Faunal Assemblages [Pierre Ducos]
    • Environmental and Cultural Differences as Reflected in the Animal Bone Samples from Five Early Neolithic Sites in Southwest Asia [Sándor Bökönyi]
    • Rodents and the Archaeological Paleoenvironment: Considerations, Problems, and the Future [Richard W. Redding]
    • Differentation Between the Bones of Caprines from Different Ecosystems in Iran by the Analysis of Osteological Microstructure and Chemical Composition [Melinda A. Zeder]
  • IV. Papers on Faunal Remains from Shahr-I Sokhta
    • Preliminary Remarks [Lucia Caloi, Bruno Compagnoni, and Maurizio Tosi]
    • The Camel: Its Distribution and State of Domestication in the Middle East During the Third Millennium B.C. in Light of Finds From Shahr-I Sokhta [Bruno Compagnoni and Maurizio Tosi]
    • The Bone Remains Of Equus Hemionus from Shahr-I Sokhta [Bruno Compagnoni]
    • The Bones Remains of Gazella Subgutturosa [Bruno Capagnoni]
  • V. Coding Systems
    • “Bonesort II”: A System for the Computer Processing of Identifiable Faunal Material [Richard W. Redding, Melinda A. Zeder, and John McArdle]
    • The “Knocod” System for Processing Data on Animal Bones from Archaeological Sites [Hans-Peter Uerpmann]
    • “Bonecode”: A System of Numerical Coding for Faunal Data from Middle Eastern Sites [Richard H. Meadow]

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