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environmental survey > archaeozoology
PREFERRED TERM
archaeozoology  
DEFINITION
  • A branch of archaeology focused around the recovery and analysis of animal remains in order to examine their physiology and ecology in relation to cultural activities and contribute to an understanding of animals in society.
BROADER CONCEPT
SOURCE
  • Darvill, T. (2009). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press.
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https://vocabs.acdh.oeaw.ac.at/iadthesaurus/scheme/concept488
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