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A bibilographic database on Neotropical zooarchaeology is being generated and continually updated. Many of the listed publications are available on BoneCommons (in these cases, a link is provided in the bibliography). Shared publications are also…

Muñoz, A. S. and M. Mondini 2008. Neotropical zooarchaeology and taphonomy. In: Neotropical Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy (ed. by A. S. Muñoz and M. Mondini), Quaternary International 180(1):1-4.

Abstract: Spanish colonization of the Americas was accompanied by changes in local food production, distribution, and consumption practices. In Upper Peru (modern Bolivia), the colonial fusion of Eurasian animals and Andean resources resulted in…

Abstract: El sitio Quebrada de los Burros, departamento de Tacna (Perú), es un campamento de pescadores y recolectores de moluscos. Seis niveles sucesivos de pisos de ocupación han sido excavados, cada uno de ellos reveló áreas…

Abstract: Tradicionalmente se ha considerado que los mayas prehispanicos de la region peninsular yucateca basaron su alimentacion primordialmente en vegetales producidos en distintos sistemas agricolas y que la domesticacion de animales fue de…

Abstract: Este trabajo evalúa la importancia del consumo de grasa animal para la dieta de poblaciones cazadoras-recolectoras móviles del interior de Patagonia austral durante el Holoceno tardío. Se discuten cuáles fueron las…

Abstract: The aim of this article is to present trends of animal exploitation by hunting gatherers living at La Represa site (Oriente, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina) between 3000 and 2100 BP. We analyze the exploitation of animal resources…

Abstract: As the only large herd mammals that where domesticated in all the Americas, South American camelids have occupied a central role in the economic, social and ritual life of ancient hunter-gathers, herders and also farmers from the Andean…

Abstract: This work presents the results of the analysis of vertebrate and invertebrate fauna remains from a riverine shell mound, in the Ribeira de Iguape Valley, São Paulo State, south-east of Brazil. The Atlantic rainforest is one of the…

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…