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Abstract: Whether cattle were used for traction can be an important question in archaeozoological studies. The presence of oxen is a clear indication for the use of cattle as draught animals. However, sexing cattle by means of measurement on e.g.…

Abstract: In recent years specimens of Mammuthus columbi were located in the State of Morelos (México). This is one of the most southern points of their known Nearctic distributional range. The specimen has a high completeness, however it…

Abstract: Animals exploited by the hunter-gatherer societies do not only constitute an important food resource but also, their bones are used in the manufacture of instruments. This paper aims to discuss the exploitation of bone raw materials in…

Abstract: This paper will present results of the biogeographic analysis of faunal remains recovered from pre-pottery neolithic (PPN) sites in Southwest Asia, compiled from the recent AHRC project “Origins and Spread of Stock-keeping”.…

Abstract: Hard osseous materials have many special characteristics that made them ideal in the production of a variety of tools and ornaments. In particular, bone tools are especially good for use on skins, sewing and textiles, bark processing…

Abstract: According to the latest zooarchaeological data, husbandry played a diverse social and economic role in the Yellow River valley in Late Neolithic. Accompanied by animal exploitation, livestock management also turned to be more complicated…

Abstract: The faunal remains from the upper levels at Roc-de-Marsal are extremely abundant, with reindeer being the dominant taxon, followed by horse; other taxa are very rare. Ribs and shaft fragments are abundant, with cutmarks and fractures…

Abstract: En Quercy central, la chasse sélective de proies de grande taille est documentée par les corpus fauniques de nombreux gisements dès le Paléolithique moyen. Durant le Paléolithique supérieur…

Abstract: Man had always a high consideration for the architecture and the planning of spaces and buildings for the development of the community life, from the simplest quadrangular house up to the most complex public palace. Up to actual times…

Abstract: The study of the Sulcis area during the Iron age has as principal purposes the understanding of the Phoenician expansion, of the punic conquest and the relationships of these populations with the communities living in the territory.…