This is a relatively new journal, which deals specifically
with environmental issues in archaeology. The first edition (1998)
concentrates on archaeobotany, and has several relevant articles.
'The economic importance of plant resources represented on
archaeological sites', JAS 3:229-247 - dated, but broaches some important
'Reconstructing crop husbandry practises from charred remains
of crops' in Mercer.R.(ed), Farming Practise in British
Prehistory, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp123-62 - very useful for clarifying
agricultural practises, and their relation to the archaeological record.
'Interpretation of archaeological plant remains: the application of
ethnographic models from Turkey' in van Zeist.W and Casparie.W.A.(eds),
Plants and Ancient Man, Balkema, Rotterdam, pp1-41 - as above
'Interpretation of Archaeological Plant remains: ethnographic models
from Greece', in van Zeist.W and Casparie.W.A.(eds), Plants and Ancient
Man, Balkema, Rotterdam, pp43-61 - complements Hillman, 1981 and 1984.
Chernoff.M.C and Paley.S.M, 1998,
'Dynamics of cereal production at Tell el Ifshar,
Israel during the Middle Bronze Age', JFA 25:397-416
'Food for a Roman Legion: the plant remains from
el-LejjŁn', BAR Int.S340(ii):691-704 - interesting, more modern comparison, to al Mudaybic.
Geraty.L.T and LaBianca.ō.S, 1985,
'The local environment and human food-procuring strategies in Jordan: the case of Tell Hesban and its surrounding
region' in Hadidi.A, Studies in the Archaeology and Prehistory of Jordan
II, Dep't Antiquities, Amman
'The Regional Environment' in Parker.S.T.,
The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan - Interim Report on the Limes Arabicus Project, 1980-1985,
BAR Int.S340(i), pp11-40 - gives a good background to Jordan climate and
Van Zeist.W, Wasylikowa.K and Behre.K.E,
The Progress in Old World Palaeoethnobotany, Balkema, Rotterdam, - useful all-round book.
Zeist.W.van and Bakker-Heeres.J.A.H, 1984,
'Archaeobotanical studies in the Levant 2 + 3,
Palaťohistoria 26:151-170 + 171-199 - specific diagrams and brief
paragraphs about the material found.