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Camelid hunting and herding in Inca times: a view from the south of the empire  

Guillermo Luis Mengoni Goñalons

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
South American Camelids (SAC) occupied a central role in the development of Andean societies and were an essential element of the cultural landscape. During the Inca period camelids had a ... More

Forests, steppes, and coastlines: zooarchaeology and the prehistoric exploitation of Patagonian habitats  

Luis A. Borrero

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
The human colonization of southern Patagonia began over 11,500 radiocarbon years bp. The first colonizers exploited Pleistocene megamammals and camelids. During the Early Holocene, after ... More

Zooarchaeological approaches to Pre-Columbian archaeology in the neotropics of northwestern South America  

Peter W. Stahl

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Despite various problems associated with the practice of zooarchaeology in the neotropics, archaeologists have recovered impressive evidence from caves and open air sites for early ... More

Zooarchaeology of Brazilian shell-mounds  

Daniela Klokler

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Brazilian zooarchaeology originated and primarily developed through the study of coastal sites. Shell-mounds were among the first archaeological sites to be identified in Brazil due to ... More

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