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Episode 198: Aurochs and Zooarchaeology with Lizzie Wright

Knowing Animals

Release Date: 08/08/2022

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Episode 198: Aurochs and Zooarchaeology with Lizzie Wright show art Episode 198: Aurochs and Zooarchaeology with Lizzie Wright

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For this episode, our guest is Dr Lizzie Wright, who is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York, where she is studying Neolithic cattle husbandry, and a research fellow in the Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Nottingham, where she contributes to a project on bear-bating in London. Lizzie is a real champion of zooarchaeology, and is currently the secretary of the International Council of Archaeozoology. In this episode, we talk about her paper ‘The aurochs in the European Pleistocene and Early Holocene:...

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For this episode, our guest is Dr Lizzie Wright, who is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York, where she is studying Neolithic cattle husbandry, and a research fellow in the Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Nottingham, where she contributes to a project on bear-bating in London. Lizzie is a real champion of zooarchaeology, and is currently the secretary of the International Council of Archaeozoology. In this episode, we talk about her paper ‘The aurochs in the European Pleistocene and Early Holocene: Origins, Evidence and Body Size’, which was published in Lockwood Press’s 2022 collection Cattle and People: Interdisciplinary Approaches to an Ancient Relationship, which was co-edited by Lizzie and Catarina Ginja.