A guide to the identification of fish remains from New Zealand archaeological sites by Foss Leach

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Published by Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Archaeozoology Laboratory in Wellington, N.Z .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fishing, Prehistoric -- New Zealand,
  • Fishes -- New Zealand,
  • Fish remains (Archaeology) -- New Zealand,
  • Prehistoric peoples -- New Zealand,
  • New Zealand -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesNew Zealand journal of archaeology
StatementFoss Leach ; illustrations by Murray Webb.
ContributionsMuseum of New Zealand.
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20254121M
ISBN 100473045877
OCLC/WorldCa70252475

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