University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Andrew Sillen

Dietary Reconstruction and Near Eastern Archaeology

By: Andrew Sillen

“One farmer says to me, ‘You cannot live on vegetable foods solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with’; and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying his system with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him […]