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Palaeodiet in the Aegean

Edited By: Sarah J Vaughan and William DE Coulson

121 pages, illus, figs, tabs

Oxbow Books

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #97728 | ISBN: 1900188538
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About this book

The contents include: Skeletal evidence from the Francthi Cave (Della Hooke); Influences of religion, social structure and ethnicity on diet: an example from Frankish Corinth (Justin Lev-Tov); The anthropology of food and drink consumption and Aegean archaeology (Yannis Hamilakis); Dark Age subsistence at the Kastro Site, east Crete (Lynn Snyder and Walter Klippel); The study of palaeodiet in the Aegean (Aniya Sarpaki); Notes on legume toxicity and related pathologies (Julie Hansen); Phytolith analysis of modern olive oil and wine sediment (Loeta Tyree); Organic residue, petrographic and typological analyses of late Minoan lamps and conical cups from excavations at Mochlos in east Crete (R Evershed, S Vaughan, S Dudd and J Soles).


Contents

Skeletal evidence for nutrition in mesolithic and neolithic Greece - a view from the Franchthi cave, Della C. Hooke; influences of religion, social structure and ethnicity on diet - an example from frankish Corinth, Justin Lev-Tov; the anthroplogy of food and drink consumption and Aegean archaeology, Yannis Hamilakis; Dark Age subsistence at the Kastro Site, East Crete - exploring subsistence and continuity during the late Bronze Age to early Iron Age transition, Lynn Snyder and Walter Klippel; the study of palaeodiet in the Aegean - food for thought, Aniya Sarpaki; palaeoethnobotany and palaeodiet in the Aegean region - notes on legume toxicity and related pathologies, Julie Hansen; using phytliths to identify plant remains from archaeological sites - a phytholith analysis of modern olive oil and wine sediment, Loeta Tyree; organic residue, petrographic and typological analyses of late Minoan lamps and conical cups from excavations at Mochlos in east Crete, Richard Evershed, Sarah Vaughan, Stephanie Dudd and Jeffrey Soles.


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