The Archaeology of Animals

By Simon J. M. Davis

During this pioneering paintings, Simon J. M. Davis provides a wide evaluate of the recent technology of zooarchaeology-the research of fossil continues to be of animals-explaining its equipment and exhibiting the way it is helping the archaeologist interpret a domain and reconstruct our prehistory and heritage.

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