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Faunal extinction in an island society : pygmy hippopotamus hunters of Cyprus

Author: Alan H Simmons
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ©1999.
Series: Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summarizes the results of interdisciplinary archaeological investigations at Aetokremnos. This work shows that Aetokremnos is one of the few archaeological sites where a convincing argument can be  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan H Simmons
ISBN: 0306460882 9780306460883
OCLC Number: 41712246
Description: xxi, 381 : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction and Research Context --
Ch. 2. Site Description, Research Design and Methodology --
Ch. 3. Stratigraphy and Sedimentology / Rolfe D. Mandel --
Ch. 4. Archaeological Stratigraphy / Alan H. Simmons and Rolfe D. Mandel --
Ch. 5. Cultural Features and Loci / Alan H. Simmons and David S. Reese --
Ch. 6. The Artifact Assemblage from Aetokremnos --
Ch. 7. The Faunal Assemblages --
Ch. 8. The Dating of Akrotiri Aetokremnos / Peter Wigand and Alan H. Simmons --
Ch. 9. Specialized Analyses --
Ch. 10. Additional Archaeological Investigations on the Akrotiri Peninsula / Alan H. Simmons, Michael Neeley and David Reese --
Ch. 11. A Comparative Study of the Aetokremnos Chipped Stone --
Ch. 12. Bitter Hippos of Cyprus? (with Apologies to Lawrence Durrell) --
Ch. 13. The Function of Akrotiri Aetokremnos and Its Place in Colonization and Extinction Events.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology.
Responsibility: Alan H. Simmons and associates.
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