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Equids and wheeled vehicles in the Ancient World

Equids and wheeled vehicles in the Ancient World
essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer

  • ISBN: 9781407316437
  • Editorial: British Archaeological Reports (BAR Publishing)
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
  • Colección: BAR International Series
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 28 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 232
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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The essays in this volume were originally presented at a symposium in honour of Mary Aiken Littauer, la grande dame de l’hippologie ancienne. The papers consider subjects and material of interest to her, including the chariot, harnessing and equipment, horse breeds and the advent of horsemanship across ancient Europe, Africa and Asia. The collection of these essays allows for comparisons that have not previously been possible in a single book. The volume also introduces the reader to a broad range of approaches, grounded in disciplines ranging from philology, archaeology, archaeozoology and art history to DNA research and experimental archaeology. Summarising past research as well as presenting much new information, the essays will be of interest to specialists and laypersons alike. The breadth and diversity of topics and areas represented honours the formative role that Mary Littauer has played in the research of the contributors.


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