Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region

October 31, 2020
Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region

This is the third book on material studies in this series onmedieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantialbody of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade.The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the editor and anumber of other British and Russian specialists looking at theremains of mammals, birds and fish. Topics discussed include diet,butchery practices, the exploitation of fur and skins, mortalitypatterns of mammals, and metrical analyses of a wide range ofspecies. Detailed data sets are provided to enable the reader tomake comparisons with their own research, but the book is alsosuitable for those with a more general interest in medieval Russianarchaeology.