Inhabiting Catalhoyuk: Reports from the 1995-99 Seasons

Inhabiting Catalhoyuk: Reports from the 1995-99 Seasons

By: Ian Hodder (author)Hardback

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Volume 4 deals with various aspects of the habitation of Catalhoyuek. Part A embarks on a discussion of the relationship between the site and its environment, using a wide range of evidence from faunal and charred archaeobotanical remains. Part B looks at evidence from human remains which inform us about diet and lifestyle, as well as wider issues of population dynamics and social structure, including a consideration of population size. Part C looks at the sediments at Catalhoyuek, exploring ways in which houses and open spaces in the settlement were lived in. In all of these ways, a picture is built up of the way in which people moved through and lived in the natural and cultural environment of the places we subsume under the name of 'Catalhoyuek'.

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edited by Ian Hodder

Contents

Peopling Catalhoyuk and its Landscape (Ian Hodder); Part A: Site-Environment Relations Catalhoyuk mammal remains (Nerissa Russell and Louise Martin); Catalhoyuk bird bones (Nerissa Russell and Kevin J McGowan); Catalhoyuk microfauna: Preliminary results and interpretations (Emma Jenkins); The eggshell from Catalhoyuk: A pilot study (Jane Sidell and Claire Scudder); The Catalhoyuk shells (David S Reece); Macrobotanical investigation: Field methods and laboratory analysis procedures (Christine Hastorf); Macrobotanical investigation of the north, south and KOPAL area excavations at Catalhoyuk east (Andrew Fairbairn et al); Phytolith indicators of plant and land use at Catalhoyuk (Arlene M Rosen); Woodland vegetation and the exploitation of fuel and timber at neolithic Catalhoyuk: Report on the wood-charcoal macro-remains (Eleni Asouti); Part B: Human Lifeways The human burials at Catalhoyuk (Peter Andrews et al); Reconstruction of the neolithic people of Catalhoyuk (Theya Molleson et al); Social aspects of Burial (Naomi Hamilton); Pilot project: Catalhoyuk ancient DNA study (Ripan S Malhi et al); Stable-isotope evidence of diet at Catalhoyuk (Michael P Richards and Jessica A Pearson); Estimating the neolithic population of Catalhoyuk (Craig Cressford); Part C: The Settlement and its Sediments Settlement logic studies as an aid to understanding prehistoric settlement organization: Ethnoarchaeological research in central Anatolia (E Nurcan Yalman); Magnetic, radar and resistivity studies at Catalhoyuk (Clark A Dobbs and Donald W Johnson); Micromorphological and microstratigraphic traces of uses and concepts of space (Wendy Matthews); Chemical analysis of floor sediments for the identification of anthropogenic activity residues (William D Middleton et al); Phosphorus analysis of sediments from neolithic Catalhoyuk (Ali Akin Akyol and Sahinde Demirci); Biomarker evidence of faecal deposition in archaeological sediments at Catalhoyuk (Ian D Bull et al); CD: Supplementary text, figures and tables.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/03/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781902937229
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 446
  • ID: 9781902937229
  • weight: 1864
  • ISBN10: 1902937228

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