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  1. Evidence of diet, deification, and death within ancient Egyptian mummified animals

    Contributor(s):: Johnston, R., Thomas, R., Jones, R., Graves-Brown, C., Goodridge, W., North, L.

  2. Metagenomic analysis of dental calculus in ancient Egyptian baboons

    Contributor(s):: Ottoni, C., Guellil, M., Ozga, A. T., Stone, A. C., Kersten, O., Bramanti, B., Porcier, S., Van Neer, W.

  3. Humans and Wild Animals in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Interactions and Metaphors

    Contributor(s):: Breier, Idan

    This paper examines the relations between humans and wild animals in the lands of the Bible and ancient Near East and the way in which these cultures used various creatures and their characteristics as metaphors for dangerous enemies. It focuses on three particular periods in which the sources at...

  4. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

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    | Contributor(s):: Alan Mikhail

    In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...

  5. Paws in the sand: the emergence and development of the use of canids in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians(ca. 5000 BC – 395 AD) : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Hartley

    This research investigates the nature and scope of the inclusion of canids/dogs in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians. Canids used in a mortuary context are well known, due mainly to the use of canids in the later votive context. However, the first documented evidence of actual...

  6. The challenges of protecting animals in Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Nadine Mohamed Ismail

    This audio documentary aims to present the mindset of Egyptians regarding the idea of animal welfare and animal rights in Egypt. It aims to demonstrate how far behind the Egyptian government and people are in appreciating dogs. To depict such an idea, it includes stories from pet owners and...

  7. A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids - a method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)

    | Contributor(s):: Ali, A. B. A., El-Sayed, M. A., Matoock, M. Y., Fouad, M. A., Heleski, C. R.

    There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families they work for, their welfare is often severely compromised due to the limited resources and/or limited...

  8. Animal exploitation during the Old Kingdom in Egypt: contribution from Ayn Asil (Dakhla Oasis)Exploitation animale a l'Ancien Empire en Egypte: les apports d'Ayn Asil (oasis de Dakhla)

    | Contributor(s):: Lesur, J.

    At the end of the Old Kingdom in Egypt, food production relies on a dense agriculture in the Delta and the Nile valley as well as on livestock herding and fishing. The situation is however different in the Western Desert which undergoes a strong aridification. Archaeozoological remains coming...

  9. Cows, milk and religion: the use of dairy produce in early societies

    | Contributor(s):: McCormick, F.

    This review of documentary sources, particularly from Early Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and Europe seeks to show how the range of dairy products varied in different areas and to demonstrate that in many societies, cows and dairying played an important role in early religious practice. The range of...

  10. Nabta playa and its role in northeastern African prehistory

    | Contributor(s):: Wendorf, Fred

  11. Attitudes to death with reference to cats in ancient Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Filer, Joyce M.

  12. Notes and speculations on the domestication of the cat in Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Baldwin, James Allen

  13. Rethinking [cattle cults] in early Egypt: towards a prehistoric perspective on the Narmer Palette

    | Contributor(s):: Wengrow, David

  14. Effect of enclosure quality on reactivity and welfare of captive Soemmerring's gazelle ( Gazella soemmerringii )

    | Contributor(s):: Mansour, A. A. H., Zakaria, A. H., Fraser, A. F.

    The welfare of nonhuman animals in zoos is a great challenge to the zookeeper. Changes in the behavioral response of captive animals to their immediate environment can be used as a method for evaluating their welfare status. This study evaluates reactive responses of 3 groups of captive...

  15. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Mikhail, Alan

  16. Extended suicide with a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Cooke, B. K.

  17. Cruelty towards domestic cats

    | Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.

  18. Cultural attitudes towards pets

    | Contributor(s):: Brown, D.

  19. Bees in Ancient Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Lobban, Richard

  20. Bulls, and the W3s Sceptre in Ancient Egypt and Sudan

    | Contributor(s):: Lobban, Richard, Sprague, Michael