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Abstract: Cabo Virgenes 20 (CV20) is located in an erosional beach by the southern Atlantic Ocean, Patagonia, Argentina (52º 19’ S; 68º 22’W). According to previous research, land hunter groups began using this coastal space…

Abstract: Scholars increasingly rely on digital formats for their research, from data collection to analysis and presentation. While sharing PDFs of published syntheses has become common practice, researchers tend not to share the raw data…

Abstract: An increasing awareness among archaeologists of the desirability and importance of engaging with wider audiences has coincided with the development of online Web 2.0 applications. These allow ever-more sophisticated methods of…

Abstract: The faunal assemblage presented here was excavated at the site of the late medieval Dominican abbey of Norden, a town situated directly at the North Sea coast of East Frisia, Lower Saxony, Germany. The abbey was founded in the 13th…

Abstract: BoneCommons was launched at the last ICAZ meeting, in Mexico City in 2006 as a place on the web for zooarchaeologists worldwide to communicate and share their work. In 2010, the site was “remodeled” in order to extend its…

Abstract: This paper presents analytical results on the fauna recovered since 1995 at the Great Temple at Petra (Brown University excavations). Extensive samples recovered from Nabataean, Roman and, in particular, Byzantine contexts contribute to…

Abstract: More than 850 archaeological sites providing about 12000 vertebrates occurrences throughout Africa from the LGM (18 ka) are compiled into a databank. A chronological distribution atlas is available for all mammalian species recorded in…

Abstract: Three sources have contributed information on methods of recording and summarising samples of cattle mandibles in order to estimate age at death. The collections of known age at death cattle at the Julius Kühn Museum, Halle,…

Abstract: The efficient management of data is a critical component of accurate zooarchaeological analysis, and the ability to manage databases and normalize data have long been considered essential skills for zooarchaeologists. As relational…

Abstract: The agriculture in the western part of The Netherlands (called South Holland) underwent major changes during the late Middle Ages. Changes in landscape due to cultivation and reclamation of land and an emerging market economy resulted in…