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A Field Processing Model that Accounts for the Cost of Home Labor (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael Price. Christopher Jazwa. Douglas Bird. Rebecca Bliege Bird.

Hunter-gatherer and subsistence farmer populations frequently make decisions regarding field processing when collecting resources away from a central base. These decisions can have a profound influence on the relative abundance of items in archaeological assemblages if systematic biases exist in the propensity for particular goods to be field processed. An influential and productive framework for understanding field processing decisions is the model formulated by Metcalfe and Barlow. In this...