The bioarchaeology of ritual and religion

Front Cover -- Half-Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright page -- Table of Contents -- List of Tables, Figures and Plates -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- 1. Ritual and Religion: Bioarchaeological Perspectives -- 2. Sacred to the Soil: Micromorphology, Geoarchaeology, and th...

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Contributors: Livarda, Alexandra (Editor); Madgwick, Richard (Editor); Riera i Mora, Santiago 1965- (Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Philadelphia Oxbow Books 2018
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / Ritual / Archaeology
Further subjects:B Conference program 2014
B Archaeology and religion
B Electronic books
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Summary:Front Cover -- Half-Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright page -- Table of Contents -- List of Tables, Figures and Plates -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- 1. Ritual and Religion: Bioarchaeological Perspectives -- 2. Sacred to the Soil: Micromorphology, Geoarchaeology, and the Bioarchaeology of Ritual and Religion, with Reference to the Iron Age Site of High Pasture Cave, Scotland -- 3. Pollen Signatures of a Ritual Process in the Collective Burial Cave of Cova des Pas (Late Bronze Age, Minorca, Balearic Islands, Spain) -- 4. The Final Masquerade: Resinous Substances and Roman Mortuary Rites -- 5. Plant Rituals and Fuel in Roman Cemeteries of Apulia (SE Italy) -- 6. Feasting in a Sacred Grove: A Multidisciplinary Study of the Gallo-Roman Sanctuary of Kempraten, Switzerland -- 7. Ritual Meals and Votive Offerings: Shells and Animal Bones at the Archaic Sanctuary of Apollo at Ancient Zone, Thrace, Greece -- 8. Animals and Rituals in Iron Age Iberian Settlements in the Region of Valencia, Spain -- 9. Animal Biographies in the Iron Age of Wessex: Winnall Down, UK, Revisited -- 10. Faunal Remains and Ritualisation: Case Studies from Bronze Age Caves in Central Italy -- 11. Towards an Archaeology of the Social Meanings of the Environment: Plants and Animals at the Prehistoric Ceremonial and Funerary Staggered Turriform of Son Ferrer (Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain) -- 12. Animals and Worldviews: A Diachronic Approach to Tooth and Bone Pendants from the Mesolithic to the Medieval Period in Estonia -- 13. Birds in Death: Avian Archaeology and the Mortuary Record in the Scottish Islands -- 14. Beyond Bones: Ritual and Social Secrets in Archaeological Remains -- Back Cover
Item Description:Papers based on a 2014 conference
ISBN:1785708295