domestic animals

Domestic animal

Tame animal such as a cow, sheep or goat, often kept to provide food. Also used today of dogs or cats.

The Mummification of Votive Birds: Past and Present

S. D. Atherton and
L. M. McKnight (UK)
7th UK EA Conference Cardiff 2013
***A mummy is defined as a ‘well-preserved dead body’ (Cockburn, Cockburn & Reyman 1998, 1), achieved by either natural or anthropogenic methods and refers to both human and animal subjects. Mummies achieved through both these methods are found in ancient Egypt as a result of preservation through...

Abenteuer- und Archäologiespielplatz Moorwiese (DE)

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Building huts is always possible at the playground. Children get the possibility of making their own play area following their own ideas. Everything needed for the huts is made available: shovels, hammers, crowbar, saw, nails, wood. The playground staff is there to support and advise and intervene in the case of dangerous constructions.

Building huts is always possible at the playground. Children get the possibility of making their own play area following their own ideas. Everything needed for the huts is made available...

What did they eat at the Crannogs in Scotland (UK)?

We have found traces of spelt and emmer wheat on site and barley. Also, a wide range of nuts and berries, including cloud-berry, raspberry, strawberry, brambles, sloes and wild cherries. Hazelnuts are in great abundance. Wild carrots, wild cabbages, wild garlic and thyme, and meat from domestic animals such as sheep and cow. Butter and cheese were found, but So far no fish bones have been found, but we have net weights.