University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Gil Stein

Herding Strategies at Neolithic Gritille

The Use of Animal Bone Remains to Reconstruct Ancient Economic Systems

By: Gil Stein

Introduction The Neolithic period, spanning the 9th through early 5th millennia B.C., was a time of two fundamental and far-reaching changes in the Near East: the begin­nings of settled village life and the first appearance of food production — the raising of domesticated plants and animals. Much anthropological study of early plant and animal domestication […]