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Abstract: The record of more than six thousand bones in 18,75 square meters in stratigraphy makes Las Vueltas 1 a very special locus. The site is located in a land stripe between two lakes, surrounded by low hills built on Tertiary sediments where…

Abstract: Documents from chroniclers, naturalists and voyagers that travel along the Pampas and Patagonia (Argentina) between XVI and XIX centuries are analyzed under the aim of building material expectations on the profit of Rheidae used by the…

Abstract: The 21 ka BP Epiaurignacian Langmannersdorf locality is currently agreed to be the youngest known site within the Middle Danube region that has been interpreted as a residential camp site at which abundant mammoth bones have been found.…

Abstract: Ethnography shows us that every society has some form of food taboos, often focused on the meat of particular animals. While the pig taboo, in particular, has received considerable archaeological attention in the eastern Mediterranean,…

Abstract: This paper shows the analysis of animal remains from the Gravettian levels (dated to 19.570±210 years BP) of the cave of Roccia San Sebastiano. The faunal associations suggest the presence of a large coastal plain with Bos…

Abstract: Grotta del Clusantin is a small cave at 520m altitude in the Pradis Plateau, a modest physiographic unit of the Carnic Pre-Alps set among mounts elevated at 1,200-1,400 m. The cavity contains an Epigravettian level extensively excavated…

Abstract: Zooarchaeological information is presented on Holocene archaeological sites in Antofagasta de la Sierra, in the Argentinean Puna, in order to understand hunter-gatherer subsistence strategies in context. Taphonomic and zooarchaeological…

Abstract: Osteometric measurement of cattle metapodials can under certain circumstances provide reasonably correct information on the sizes of the animals and their sex. Ultimately, with enough data, this may lead to understanding the cultural…

Abstract: Zamostje, located on the river Dubna, a tributary of the Volga, was as early as the Mesolithic and Neolithic an important site for hunting as well as fishing: thousands of fish bones, very well preserved in a wet environment were…

Abstract: A large number of dates (14С, AMS) have been accumulated in the Late Pleistocene palaeontological databases of Europe. For example, the PALEOFAUNA database alone (Markova et al., 1995; 2008) includes about 3300 dates obtained from 300…