tDAR Logo tDAR digital antiquity

The Use of Dung in Northern Morocco: Examples from Mountain Communities

Author(s): Leonor Pena-Chocarro ; Guillem Pérez Jordà

Year: 2017

» Downloads & Basic Metadata


This presentation focuses on the various examples collected from northern Morocco during ethnographic fieldwork on the use of dung. Apart from the most known use of dung as fuel, traditional communities in the Moroccan Rif used dung for other purposes such as flooring, tempering, manuring, making containers for storage, etc. This paper will discuss the various uses of this important material and results will be compared to other examples from other Mediterranean areas.

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Cite this Record

The Use of Dung in Northern Morocco: Examples from Mountain Communities. Leonor Pena-Chocarro, Guillem Pérez Jordà. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 430001)


Dung rural

Geographic Keywords

Spatial Coverage

min long: -18.809; min lat: -38.823 ; max long: 53.262; max lat: 38.823 ;

Record Identifiers

Abstract Id(s): 15743

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America