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Advances in hunter-gatherer research in Mexico: archaeozoological contributions  

Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales and Eduardo Corona-M.

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Interest in the first hunter-gatherer populations of Mexico has increased in the last fifteen years. Exploration of the Late Pleistocene localities involved in the early peopling of ... More

Analytical Drawing  

Prabodh Shirvalkar

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Dec 2016
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Jan 2017
Analytical techniques and research methodologies for archaeological ceramic analysis have changed drastically over time; however, the way we record and represent ceramics graphically has ... More

Animal use at early colonies on the southeastern coast of the United States  

Elizabeth J. Reitz

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Mar 2017
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Data from three early European-sponsored colonies in North America indicate that changes in animal use occurred quickly. Over half of the meat from vertebrate sources in a Spanish ... More

Animals in ancient Egyptian religion: belief, identity, power, and economy  

Salima Ikram

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
In addition to providing food, companionship, and raw materials for clothing, furniture, tools, and ornaments, animals also played a key role in religious practices in ancient Egypt. Apart ... More

Animals in urban life in Medieval to Early Modern England  

Terry O'Connor

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Animals formed an essential part of urban life in England from Medieval times onwards, economically, socially, and ecologically. As livestock, they provided meat and other carcass ... More

Animals, acculturation, and colonization in ancient and Islamic North Africa  

Michael MacKinnon

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Mar 2017
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Zooarchaeological comparisons of Roman and Islamic North Africa indicate changes in animal use largely resultant from shifting parameters of urban and economic expansion and development, ... More

Archaeozoological techniques and protocols for elaborating scenarios of early colonization and Neolithization of Cyprus  

Jean-Denis Vigne

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
This paper summarizes some of the main results that have been obtained through the archaeozoological study of the large Cypriot Pre-Pottery Neolithic site of Shillourokambos, dated between ... More

Art and Environment: How Can Rock Art Inform on Past Environments?  

George Nash

When telling stories through rock art, the artist formed an intimate relationship with the audience through the act of conveying such stories. Ethnographic evidence in many parts of the ... More

Assessing Vessel Function by Organic Residue Analysis  

Hans Barnard and Jelmer W. Eerkens

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Dec 2016
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Jan 2017
Organic residues can be defined as the carbon-based remains of plants, animals or humans, either in their original or a decomposed state. Biomolecules that can indicate the source of such ... More

Behavioural inferences from Late Pleistocene Aboriginal Australia: seasonality, butchery, and nutrition in southwest Tasmania  

Richard Cosgrove and Jillian Garvey

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Detailed research into marsupial behavioural ecology and modelling of past Aboriginal exploitation of terrestrial fauna has been scarce. Poor bone preservation is one limiting factor in ... More

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