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Abstract: Zooarchaeology began in the 1970s although archaeological remains of animals were studied for over a century before and helped us understand our great antiquity. This talk, aimed for the non-zooarchaeologist, will explain how we work…

Abstract: Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry - ZooMS for short - is a novel method of identification of animal remains composed of mineralized collagen (bones, teeth, antler, etc.). ZooMS exploits (i) the speed and accuracy of modern…

This is a preliminary call for papers for a proposed session entitled: Zooarchaeology in the Pacific Islands, to be presented at the 12th ICAZ International Conference, taking place September 22 -27, 2014 in San Rafael, Argentina. Topics may include…

Abstract: Once stodgy places replete with taxidermy and dusty dioramas, natural history museums now offer exciting and interactive exhibits that attract a diverse range of visitors. These museums offer more than an introduction to the physical and…

Overview The Junior Researcher Open Zooarchaeology Prize is awarded for the best open-access, open-licensed, digital contributions to zooarchaeology from papers or posters presented at the ICAZ 2018 meeting in Ankara, Turkey. This competition is…

Abstract: I will review recent zooarchaeological work in the eastern Balkans (Bulgaria and Rumania) from the Neolithic and Copper Age in order to investigate the Secondary Products Revolution model. This is the first review of the zooarchaeology in…

Abstract: Archaeofaunal studies in Patagonia used to held a site-focus mostly related to the evidence provided by rockshelters. However a regional perspective as the one employed in this presentation, besides considering open air sites allows to…

Palmela, on the Setubal peninsula in south-central Portugal, is some 30 km south of Lisbon. Its castle is situated on a very high hill looks out over both the river Sado and the Atlantic coast which has given it military importance since early…

Abstract: Long distance trade in ivory and slaves expanded in the 19th century across eastern Africa. Large caravans, often numbering over 2,000 individuals, were organised at the coast and travelled to the interior, stopping en route to exchange…

Abstract: Classical archaeology has a long tradition, with deep foundations in philology, art history, and classical studies; however, only recently has zooarchaeological research been promoted and developed within the discipline. Early brief…