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On speciation in Ice Age mammals, with special reference to cervids and caprids. Canadian Journal of Zoology 65:1067-1084.
On page 144 Wicke refers to a comb from Megiddo that reflects Aegean influence and says that the same influence can be seen in a comb decorated with caprids from Tell Fakhariya.
Examples can be found in three herding accounts, MUN 318 dealing with bovines and MUN 329 and 330 dealing with caprids. (35) Each of these texts has a section describing the obligations of the herdsman (naqidu) and of the mayor (hazannu) and the penalties for non-performance of duties.
With an expected variation of [U.sub.8].UDU.HI.A in caprid contracts vs.
An immediately preceding line maska gabbisu usakkal "he shall tan all the hides" is found only in caprid contracts, presumably because the simpler tawing process for these hides with salt and alum--as opposed to the more complex and lengthier tanning procedure for bovine hides--could at least be started while the herdsman was in the field; see Hans E.
One important conclusion is that caprids shown frequently on the seal-amulets are not antelopes, as often suggested, but ibexes.