Archaeomalacology Revisited: Non-dietary use of molluscs in archaeological settings

Archaeomalacology Revisited: Non-dietary use of molluscs in archaeological settings

by Canan Cakirlar (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842174364
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Canan Çakirlar)

1. Personal ornaments made from mollusc shells in Europe during the Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: News and View (Esteban Álvarez-Fernández)

2. Purple-Dye Industry Shell Waste Recycling in Bronze Age Aegean? Stoves and murex shells at Minoan Monastiraki (Crete, Greece) (Alfredo Carannante)

3. Shell Artefacts from the Gold Museum in Colombia: A view from the Intermediate Area (Diana Rocío Carvajal Contreras)

4. Shell Symbolism in Pre-Columbian North America (Cheryl Claassen)

5. The Necklace That Wasn’t a necklace: the Shell Circles of Chamber II at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan (Mexico City, Mexico) (Mtra. María de Lourdes Gallardo Parrodi)

6. Technological change in shell object manufacture on the western coastline of Chetumal Bay (México) (Emiliano Ricardo Melgar Tísoc)

7. ‘She Drills Seashells on the Seashore’: An Experimental Study – Manufacture-wear Vs. Use-wear Using Palaeolithic Technologies for the Perforation of Whole Shell Beads (Kirsty Murphy)

8. Adorning the Dead: Shell Embroidery from the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, Teotihuacan, México (Clara Paz Bautista)

9. Producing jewellery for the upper class in Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica: A shell pendant from Yaxchilán, Chiapas, México (Alicia Reyes Espinosa)

10. The Oliva Shell Necklace from Tlacojalpan,Veracruz, México (Adrián Velázquez Castro, Pedro Jiménez Lara, Belem Zúñiga Arellano and Norma Valentín Maldonado)

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