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Anthropology

2000

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Papers

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The Beginnings Of Agriculture: The Ancient Near East And North Africa, Naomi F. Miller, Wilma Wetterstrom Jan 2000

The Beginnings Of Agriculture: The Ancient Near East And North Africa, Naomi F. Miller, Wilma Wetterstrom

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Papers

The Sumerians may have said it best: “Food: That’s the thing! Drink: That’s the thing!” (Gordon 1959: 142). From bread and beer to wine and cheese, the people of the ancient Near East and North Africa developed a rich cuisine based on a set of crops and livestock domesticated in Southwest Asia, and a sophisticated technology of food preparation and preservation. This chapter traces the history of diet and food of hunter-gatherers who lived at the end of the Stone Age in the Near East and North Africa, the impact of the development and the spread of agriculture ...


Plants In The Service Of Archaeological Preservation, Naomi F. Miller Jan 2000

Plants In The Service Of Archaeological Preservation, Naomi F. Miller

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Papers

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