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Zebu: harbingers of doom in Bronze Age western Asia?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Roger Matthews
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Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, England. roger.matthews@ucl.ac.uk
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The significance of zebu, or humped. cattle as potential indicators of episodes of aridification in the Bronze Age of western Asia is explored through study of figurines and faunal remains from Mesopotamia, the Levant and Anatolia.

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