Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia

What are the origins of agriculture? In what methods have technological advances relating to foodstuff affected human improvement? How have nutrition and foodways been used to create id, converse which means, and set up society? during this hugely readable, illustrated quantity, archaeologists and different students from around the globe discover those questions and extra.

The Archaeology of meals bargains greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and contours contemporary discoveries along the result of a long time of analysis. The individuals supply overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, increase key questions, and delve into myriad clinical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our figuring out of foodstuff. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, nutrients reports, and comparable disciplines, in addition to attention-grabbing interpreting for culinary historians, nutrients writers, and foodstuff and archaeology lovers.

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Ukrainian feather-grasses (Stipa ucrainica P. ), as well as of Wallis fescue (Festuca valesiaca Schleich. ) and other wild cereals. Motley grasses are represented by endemic Tauric asphodelinae (Asphodeline taurica (Pall. ), steppe irises (Iris pumila), different species of kermek (Limonium), and cloves, as well as by some other ephemerae, ephemeroides, and perennial plants. ) is the most widespread. Thyme (Thymus) and astragalus (Astragalus) are also found. Along the banks of the lake, especially at the submerged areas of the settlement of Panskoye I, the salt-marsh plants are widespread.

Ma…inskij 1971; Š…eglov 1985. 24. Cf. Š…eglov 1989; 1998. 25. Š…eglov 1978, 19. 26. Kurnakov, Kuznecov, Dzens-Litovskij and Ravi… 1936. 27. Longinov 1955. 28. Pidgorodec’kyj 1961. 29. For details cf. , 268 ff. qxd 06-10-02 14:05 Side 29 MONUMENTAL BUILDING U6 Alexander N. Š…eglov GENERAL INFORMATION LOCATION The ruins of house U6 are situated on the south-eastern outskirts of the settlement, 50 metres north-east of the present-day coastline of the lagoon and 120 metres south-west of the ancient road which separated the settlement from its necropolis.

Facias ICa. e. 10 m thick) were uncovered. They were of a dense, dark, loamy texture with inclusions of fine fragments of stone, pottery, animal bones, and the shells of sea and land molluscs. In some places they were represented by a blend of gravel and crumbled lime mixed with loam. In all cases, the bases of stone wall socles of the second-row rooms stood on the surface of these intercalations, and the buried soil constituted the underlying horizon. Finds were rare and fragmentary. They included small wall fragments of amphorae and red clay vessels, and several fragments of kantharoi with both ribbed and plain bowls and spur handles coated with brownish glaze.

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