Late Neolithic (Temporal Keyword)
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The record contains individual charcoal observations used in the analysis for "Anthropogenic Fire and the Development of Neolithic Agricultural Landscapes: Connecting Archaeology, Paleoecology, and Fire Science to Evaluate Human Impacts on Fire Regimes," the dissertation project undertaken by Grant Snitker at Arizona State University.
Database Column Descriptions (2015)
Description of the abbreviations used in the Taosi and Zhouijazhuang faunal databases
Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near East: Recent Contributions from Bioarchaeology and Mortuary Archaeology (2014)
Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near East is among the first comprehensive treatments to present the diverse ways in which ancient Near Eastern civilizations memorialized and honored their dead, using mortuary rituals, human skeletal remains, and embodied identities as a window into the memory work of past societies. In six case studies teams of researchers with different skill sets—osteological analysis, faunal analysis, culture history and the analysis of written texts, and artifact...
Taosi Age Data (2015)
Dental and epiphyseal fusion data for sheep, pigs, and cattle at Taosi
Taosi Faunal Database (2015)
Raw faunal data, bone charts, and contextual data for Longshan period Taosi
Zhoujiazhuang Age Data (2015)
Dental and epiphyseal fusion data for sheep, pigs, and cattle at Zhoujiazhuang
Zhoujiazhuang Faunal Database (2015)
Raw faunal data, bone charts, and contextual data for Longshan period Zhoujiazhuang
Zooarchaeology of Longshan Period Taosi and Zhoujiazhuang, Shanxi Province, China
Zooarchaeological data from: Brunson, K. 2015. Craft Specialization and Animal Products at the Longshan Period Sites of Taosi and Zhoujiazhuang, Shanxi Province, China. PhD dissertation, University of California Los Angeles. Dissertation Abstract: The late third millennium BCE was a period of technological and cultural change in China’s Yellow River valley. Domestic cattle and sheep were introduced into China from West Asia during this period, marking a shift in the zooarchaeological...