PUBLICATIONS - Most of my publications are available at my academia.edu website.

 

Manuscripts in Preparation or Under Review

 

Redding R.W. and N. el-Hadidi. 2015. The 2011 Excavations at Standing Wall Island: An Old Kingdom

Animal Processing Complex? In Giza Occasional Papers 6, edited by M. Lehner, Boston

 

Redding, R W.  The faunal remains from Kom el-Hisn. In An Old Kingdom Village in The Nile Delta: Excavations at Kom el-Hisn 1984-1988.

 

Redding, R.W. The Pig and the Chicken:  the Introduction of the Chicken into the Middle East and it relation to the evolution of the human prohibition on pig consumption. Accepted in Journal of Archeological Research.

 

Books

 

R.J Wenke, R.W. Redding and P. Buck.  Ready for submission. An Old Kingdom Village in The Nile Delta: Excavations at Kom el-Hisn 1984-1988, Book length monograph.

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

 

Redding, R. W. 2014. A tale of two sites: Old Kingdom subsistence economy and the infrastructure of pyramid construction. In Archaeozoology of the Near East  X: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on the Archaeozoology of South-Western Asia and Adjacent Areas, edited by B. de Cupere, V. Linseele, and S. Hamilton-Dyer, pp. 307-322, Peeters, Leuven

 

Redding, R.W. 2010. Status and diet at the Workers’ Town, Giza, Egypt. In Cambr, edited by D. Campana, P. Crabtree, S. D. deFrance, J Lev-Tov and A. Choyke, pp. 65-75, Cambridge, England.

 

Redding, R.W. 2005. Breaking the mold:  A consideration of variation in the evolution of animal domestication.  In  First  Steps Towards Animal Domestication, edited by J.D. Vigne, J. Peters, and D. Helmer.  Oxbow Press, London.

 

Redding, R.W. 2003. The faunal remains from Chogha Bonut.  In   Excavations at the Prehistoric Mound of Chogha Bonut, Khuzestan, Iran:  seasons 1976/77, 1977/78 and 1996, edited by A. Alizadeh.  University of Chicago, Oriental Institute, Publication

120.

 

Redding R.W. 2003. Vertebrate Fauna from the Hellenistic and Roman Layers.  In Excavations at Coptos (Qift) in Upper Egypt, 1987-1992, S.C. Herbert and A. Berlin. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplementary Series, 53:205-220

 

Redding, R. W. 2002. The study of human subsistence behavior using faunal evidence from archaeological sites. In Archaeology: Original readings in method and practice, edited by Peter. N. Peregrine, Carol R. Ember and Melvin R. Ember, pp92-110. Prentice Hall, N.Y.

 

Rosenberg, M., and Redding, R.W. 1998. Early pig husbandry in southwestern Asia and its implications for the modeling the origins of food production. In Ancestors for the Pigs, edited by S. Nelson. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and  Anthropology, MASCA Research Papers in Science and Archaeology, 15. 1998  

 

Redding, R.W. and M. Rosenberg. 1998. Ancestral Pigs: A New (Guinea) model for pig domestication in the Middle  East.   In  Ancestors for the Pigs, edited by S. Nelson. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, MASCA Research Papers in Science and Archaeology,15.

 

Rosenberg, M., Nesbitt, R. M., Redding, R. W., & Peasnall, B. L. 1995. Hallan Çemi, pig husbandry, and post-Pleistocene adaptations along the Taurus-Zagros arc (Turkey). Paléorient, 24, 25-41.

 

Redding, R.W. 1993. Subsistence security as a selective pressure favoring increasing cultural complexity.  Bulletin of Sumerian Agriculture, 7:77-98.

                                      

Redding. R.W. 1992. Old Kingdom patterns of animal use and the value of faunal data in modeling socioeconomic systems.  Paleorient 18(2).

 

Redding, R.W. 1992.  The vertebrate remains.  Azania 27:113-117.

 

Redding, R.W. 1991. The role of the pig in the subsistence system of Ancient Egypt: A parable on the potential of faunal data. In,  Animal Use and Culture Change, edited by P.J. Crabtree and K. Ryan, pp 20-30.   MASCA Research Papers in Science and Archaeology, Supplement to Volume 8

 

Redding, R.W. 1988. A general model of subsistence change: from hunting and gathering to food production.  Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 7:56-97.

 

Wenke, R.W., et al. 1988.  Kom el-Hisn: excavation of an Old Kingdom settlement in the Egyptian Delta.  Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 25:5-34.

 

Wright, H.T., R.W. Redding and S. Pollack. 1988. Monitoring interannual variability: an example from the period of early state development in southwestern Iran.   In,  Bad time economics, edited by P. Halstead and J. O'Shea, pp106-113.  British Archaeological Reports, International Series.

 

Redding, R.W. 1985. The role of faunal remains in the explanation of the development of complex societies in south-west Iran: potential, problems and the future.  Paleorient, 11/2:121-124.

 

Redding, R.W. 1984. Theoretical determinants of a herder's decisions: modeling variation in the sheep/goat ratio.  In,  Animals and archaeology: 3.  Early herders and their flocks, edited by J. Clutton-Brock and C. Grigson, pp223-241.  British Archaeological Reports, International Series 202.

 

Redding. R.W. 1984.  IV The Faunal Remains. In Archaeological Investigations at El-Hibeh 1980: Preliminary Report, R.J. Wenke. American Research Center in Egypt, Reports 9:39-49

 

Redding, R.W. 1981. The faunal remains from Tappeh Farukhabad.  In, An early town on the Deh Luran Plain:  Excavations at Tappeh Farukhabad, edited by H.T. Wright, pp233-261 and 391-426.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology. Memoir 13.

           

Redding, R.W. 1981. The bone tools. In, An early town on the Deh Luran Plain:  excavations at Tappeh Farukhabad, edited by H.T. Wright, pp49-50.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology. Memoir 13.

 

Wright, H.T., N. Miller and R.W. Redding. 1980. Time and process in an Uruk rural center.  In, L'archaeologie de L'Iraq perspectives et limites de L'interpretation anthropologique des documents, edited by C.N.R.S., pp263-280.  C.N.R.S. Colloques Internationaux 580.

 

Redding, R.W., M.A. Zeder and J. McArdle. 1978.  Bonesort II: A system for computer processing of identifiable faunal material.  In  Approaches to faunal analysis in the Middle East, edited by R.H. Meadow and M.A. Zeder, pp135-147. Peabody Museum Bulletin 2.

 

Redding, R.W. 1978.  Rodents and the archaeological paleoenvironment: considerations, problems and the future. In,  Approaches to faunal analysis in the Middle East, edited by R.H. Meadow and M.A. Zeder, pp63-68. Peabody Museum Bulletin 2.

 

Redding, R.W., and D.M. Lay. 1978.  Description of a new species of shrew of the genus Crocidura (Mammalia:Insectivora:Soricidae) from southwestern Iran.  Zeitschrift fur Saugtierkunde 43:306-310.

 

Redding, R.W., J. Wheeler Pires-Ferreira and M.A. Zeder. 1977.  A proposed system for computer analysis of identifiable faunal material from archaeological sites.  Paleorient 3:191-205.

 

Other Contributions and Reviews

 

Redding, R.W. 2011. Why we excavate where we do. In Giza Plateau Mapping Project Season 2009 Preliminary Report, Giza Occasional Papers 5, edited by M. Lehner, pp. -105-109, Boston

 

Redding, R.W.  2011. The OK Corral: Standing Wall Island Mystery Solved. Aeragram, Vol 12(1); 2-5.

 

Redding, RW. 2007.  The faunal remains from the excavations of Main Street.  In Giza Reports: The Giza Plateau Mapping Project, Vol. 1: Project History and Survey, Main Street, Gallery III.4, and Ceramics edited by M. Lehner

 

Redding, RW. 2007.  The faunal remains from Gallery III.4  In  Giza Reports: The Giza Plateau Mapping Project, Vol. 1: Project History and Survey, Main Street, Gallery III.4, and Ceramics, edited by M. Lehner.

 

Redding, RW. 2006.  Pyramids and Protein:  Of cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.   http://www.aeraweb.org/spec_zoo.asp

 

Redding, R.W. 2004.  A review of The Mammals of Ancient Egypt, by D.J. Osborn and J. Osbornova.  Journal of Ethnobiology, 22(2).

 

Redding, R.W. 2003. The faunal remains from Chogha Bonut.  In   Excavations at the Prehistoric Mound of Chogha Bonut, Khuzestan, Iran:  seasons 1976/77, 1977/78 and 1996, edited by A. Alizadeh.  University of Chicago, Oriental Institute, Publication 120.

 

Redding, R.W. 2003. A review of Archaeozoology of the Near East :  Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on the Archaeology of Southwest Asia and Adjacent  Areas.  Paleorient.

 

Redding, R.W. 2003. The faunal remains from Chogha Bonut.  In   Excavations at the Prehistoric Mound of Chogha Bonut, Khuzestan, Iran:  seasons 1976/77, 1977/78 and 1996, edited by A. Alizadeh.  University of Chicago, Oriental Institute, Publication 120.

 

Wright, HT., N. Miller,  RW. Redding and J.A. Neely. 2000.  A Late Susiana society in Southwestern Iran. In  The Iranian World:  Essays on Iranian Art and Archaeology, edited by A. Alizadeh, Y. Majidzadeh, and S.A. Shahmirzadi: 64-79

 

Redding, R.W. 1998  The faunal remains from Fatmali Kalecik.  In  Karatepe’deki Isik: Studies Presented to Halet Chambel, edited by g. Arsebuk, M.J. Millink, and W. Schirmer. Ege Yayinlar, Istanbul.

 

Redding, R.W. 1995. The study of human subsistence behavior using faunal evidence from archaeological sites.  Research Frontiers in Anthropology.  Prentice-Hall, New Jersey. 

 

Redding, R.W. 1994.  Chapter 7: The vertebrate fauna.  In, Tel Anafa, edited by S. Herbert, pp277-322.  University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum, Papers in Roman Archaeology.

 

Wenke, R.J., and R.W. Redding. 1987. Excavations at Kom el-Hisn: 1986. Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt, 132: 8-18.

 

Wenke, R.J., and R.W. Redding. 1985. Excavations at Kom el-Hisn: 1984. Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt, 129:1-11.

 

Redding, R.W. 1984. The faunal materials. In, Archaeological investigations at el-Hibeh 1980: preliminary report, edited by R.J. Wenke, pp39-49.  American Research Center in Egypt, Reports 9.

 

Redding, R.W. 1984.  Dembeni phase reptile, bird and mammal remains. Azania XIX: 51-54.

 

Redding, R.W., and H.T. Wright. 1979. The paleolithic periods on the Izeh Plain.  In,  Investigations in northeastern Xuzistan, edited by H.T. Wright, pp33-42.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology, Technical Report 10.

 

Redding,  R.W. 1979. The faunal remains from Tappeh Zabrajad. In,  Investigations in northeastern Xuzistan, edited by H.T. Wright, pp90-92.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology, Technical Report 10.

 

Farrand, W.R., R.W. Redding, M. Wolpoff and H.T. Wright. 1976. An archaeological investigation on the Loboi Plain, Baringo District, Kenya.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology, Technical Report 4.