The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

17. What if an animal got there first?

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

Elizabeth R. Arnold
Grand Valley State University

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The effects of animals on archaeological sites must be considered both when the material is originally deposited and after the site is abandoned. Animals, both large and small, may add to deposits at the site, destroy material left by humans and have a large impact on moving material throughout the site.

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Arnold, Elizabeth. 17. What if an animal got there first?. The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 65-68 Sep 2016. ISBN 9781781792421. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27866. Date accessed: 22 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27866. Sep 2016

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