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Equids in time and space; papers in honour of Vera Eisenmann; proceedings.

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Equids in time and space; papers in honour of Vera Eisenmann; proceedings.

Conference of the International Council on Archaeozoology (9th: 2002: Durham, UK) Ed. by Marjan Mashkour.

Oxbow Books

2006

240 pages

$90.00

Hardcover

SF309

In one of several volumes to emerge from the conference, archaeologists, zoologists, and other scholars present 18 studies of horses, asses, zebras, and other equids both before and after they were domesticated by humans. Among the topics are craniodental variability in modern and fossil Plains zebra from East and southern Africa, palaeo-ethology as an archaeological tool, late fourth and third millennium sites in northern Syria, body conformations in unimproved horses in the eastern Carpathians, and horse burials in royal and common Macedonian tombs. No index is provided. Distributed in the US by the David Brown Book Company.

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