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Land mollusc middens

Taylor, V. K. and Bell, M. (2017) Land mollusc middens. In: Allen, M. J. (ed.) Molluscs in Archaeology. Studying Scientific Archaeology (3). Oxbow, Oxford, pp. 195-212. ISBN 9781785706080

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A review of research on land mollusc middens with a circum- Mediterranean emphasis and drawing particularly on the detailed analysis of a very large Late Pleistocene Iberomaurusian midden at Taforalt, Morocco dated between 20 thousand and 12600 cal BP. The contribution of mollusca to the diet and the social significance of middens is considered.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science > Scientific Archaeology
Faculty of Science > School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science > Department of Archaeology
ID Code:67641
Publisher:Oxbow

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