Beyond bones: Non-faunal evidence for the role of dogs in Anglo-Saxon society
Author(s): Pam Crabtree
Zooarchaeological data have provided much new information on Anglo-Saxon dogs including information on animal sizes, ages at death, paleopathology, and evidence for the treatment/mistreatment of dogs. However, many aspects of the relationship between humans and dogs in the Anglo-Saxon period cannot be understood on the basis of animal bones alone. This paper will explore the non-archaeozoological evidence for human-dog relationships in the Anglo-Saxon period drawing on evidence from literature and art history. The paper will focus specifically on the role of dogs in hunting and falconry.
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Beyond bones: Non-faunal evidence for the role of dogs in Anglo-Saxon society. Pam Crabtree. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395586)
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