By Marjan Mashkour,Mark Beech

This half quantity brings jointly over 60 experts to give 31 papers at the most modern learn into archaeozoology of the close to East. The papers are wide-ranging by way of interval and geographical assurance: from Palaeolithic rock safeguard assemblages in Syria to Byzantine is still 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 referring to pastoralism, nomadism and mobility; points 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 origin of prior ICAZ guides to offer the very newest result of archaeozoological learn within the prehistory of this formative area within the improvement of animal exploitation.

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