Overview of the field of zooarchaeology with focus on the recovery, identification and analysis of animal remains, primarily those associated with site formation processes, subsistence strategies and paleoenvironments. Animals discussed include vertebrate and invertebrates. Includes an extensive bibliography and appendices with taxonomic lists, anatomical drawings and management of reference collections.
Reference source that examines in detail the methods for studying and understanding ceramics. For the beginner as well as the practising archaeologist. References for further research accompany each chapter.