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Abstract: Following the fall of the “Iron Curtain” there were many studies and speculations concerning differences between the archaeologies of “East” and “West”. This robust political categorization, however,…

Abstract: Bird bones, particularly of seabirds are common in South African coastal archaeological samples. Results from three important Later Stone Age sites, Eland’s Bay Cave, Die Kelders Cave 1 and Nelson Bay Cave, from different coastal…

Abstract: Paleoparasitology results opened possibilities to understand disease transmission in ancient populations. Parasite findings in Old and New World archaeological samples contributed with empirical data to understand the presence of…

Abstract: We reconstructed dynamics of palaeoenvironmental conditions during the last millennium, based on analysis of invertebrates’ remains from archaeological site ADK-009 on Adak Island, Aleutian Islands. The site was excavated by…

Abstract: Large numbers of faunal remains have been recovered from the Shang city of Yuanqu, excavated 1986–2003. Located in Yuanqu County, Shanxi Province, the site dates from the late Yangshao, late Erlitou, early Erligang, & late…

Abstract: Paso Otero 4 is a multicomonent open air site located in the middle basin of the Quequén Grande River, Pampean region, Buenos Aires province, Argentina. This site has been recently excavated (2008-2010) and a great diversity of…

Abstract: Recent advances in genetic research, particularly in the study of ancient DNA, have opened up new interesting avenues of research in archaeology. These opportunities have, however, been accompanied by a substantial body of questions and…

Abstract: During the last decade the zooarchaeological information in the Argentinean central west was focused in the explanation of the temporal trends about human use of the faunal resources. Applying optimal foraging theory (Diet Breadth…