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Avian Skeletal Part Representation at 49-KIS-050 (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ariel Taivalkoski. Caroline Funk. Debra Corbett. Brian Hoffman.

Zooarchaeological avifauna analyses demonstrate that wing elements tend to be overrepresented in archaeological assemblages from diverse temporal and cultural contexts. There have been several explanations for this phenomenon including bone density, differential transport and more recently, Bovy’s social zooarchaeological interpretations for the overall overabundance of wing elements, as well as specifically of distal wing elements in the Watmough Bay assemblage. The avifaunal assemblage...