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Eneolithic horse exploitation in the Eurasian steppes: diet, ritual and riding

  • David W. Anthony (a1) and Dorcas R. Brown (a1)
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The symbolism of the horse in Eneolithic society is explored in this paper. Recent excavations in the Eurasian steppes demonstrate the importance of horses before domestication and horse riding became common; showing they were eaten, exploited and revered.

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