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Abstract: Les « écrits fondateurs » (Salin 1959 ; Young 1977) soulignent la raréfaction du dépôt d’offrandes alimentaires stricto sensu en Gaule mérovingienne, par rapport à la…

Abstract: Climate and sea level constrain the abundance of primary producers (plants) and habitat size. This directly affects the seasonal density and distribution of animal species, which inevitably has implications for human decisions regarding…

Abstract: With the development of a market economy during the early Roman period in northern Gaul, cattle husbandry became of central economic importance. In order to further document the impact of this phenomenon, an extensive archaeozoological…

Abstract: Çatalhöyük, located 60 km southeast of Konya, lies in the Konya Valley in central Anatolia, Turkey. The digs in the TP area produced a great amount of material for investigation, inter alia animal bones. The…

Abstract: A variety of insect taxa have been shown to modify bones with their mandibles, including the larvae of some beetles (Dermestidae, Tenebrionidae, Scarabaeoidea), flies (Calliphoridae), moths (Tineidae), wild bees (Halictidae), wasps…

Note: This presentation won 1st Place in the 2010 Junior Researcher Open Zooarchaeology Prize competition. Abstract: Zooarchaeologists often wish to display data from faunal assemblages on an idealised animal skeleton, with individual elements or…

Abstract: Towards the end of the fifteenth century, a coalescence of Iroquoian communities in Ontario resulted in domestic settings considerably more complex than those of preceding generations. It almost certainly involved drastic transformations…

Abstract: The high morphological variability of cave bears was one of the reasons to study their mitochondrial DNA. To archaeozoologists and palaeontologists the question arises, if there are any recognisable morphological differences between the…

Abstract: Camelid bones from archaeological site Cueva Salamanca 1 (3560 masl), in the Puna of Catamarca, Argentina, have been analyzed to assess prehistoric camelid isotopic ecology and diet as indicated by 13C values. They comprise 11…

Abstract: Excavations of the Urartian sites (XI – VI cc. BCE) on the territory of Armenia were started in the early fifties revealing great cultural heritage left behind by the inhabitants of these sites. While most of the material finds…