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#2 Archaeological Research at CSU Chico: The Zooarchaeology Lab __ Learn how the zooarchaeology lab at Chico State reconstruct past human-environment relationships. - illustrated - From CSU Chico - http://www.csuchico.edu/pub/inside/archive/97_11_06/top_story2.html

An Archaeological Investigation of Late Prehistoric Subsistence-Settlement Diversity in Central Indiana __ You will find a full and detailed report about the faunal remains of the Bundy-Voyles Site in Indiana. - From Indiana University - http://www.gbl.indiana.edu/abstracts/97/97_ap3bun.html

Archaeozoology Interactive Dig Sagalassos City in the Clouds __ "A large amount of animal remains have been studied since the very beginning of the excavations at Sagalassos."  You will find year by year reports about this dig. - illustrated - From archaeology.org - http://www.archaeology.org/interactive/sagalassos/fieldnotes/?p=197

Archaeozoology in New Zealand __ A great introduction to zooarchaeology in New Zealand. You will learn about current projects, find a who's who, databases and more. - From Foss Leach. - http://www.cs.otago.ac.nz/research/foss/Archaeozoology/index.htm

Archaeozoology | Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project __ Archaeozoology page of this great website detailing the Sagalassos Project dealing with an ancient city in Anatolia. - illustrated - From sagalassos.be - http://www.sagalassos.be/en/node/1819

ArchNet: Subject Areas: Faunal & Zooarchaeology __ You will find Links related to identification of animal remains.  Search by continent, country, institution and more. - From archnet.asu.edu - http://archnet.asu.edu/topical/Selected_Topics/Faunal%20&%20Zooarchaeology.php  

Combining Archaeozoology and Molecular Genetics __ Learn about the reason behind the changes in cattle size between 150BC and 700AD in Northern Switzerland. - From antiquity.ac.uk - http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/schlumbaum/index.html

Dental Microwear Web Site __ "Dental microwear is the study of the microscopic scratches and pits that form on a tooth's surface as the result of its use. Much of the dental microwear research that has been conducted thus far has focused on humans and non-human primates. These can be used as models to reconstruct diets in human ancestors and other fossil primates." This website gives you general information, examples, and links. - illustrated - From Peter Ungar - http://comp.uark.edu/~pungar/

FLMNH Databases - Comparative Zooarchaeology __ Search the Zooarchaeology Comparative Collections at the University of Florida.  You will need permission to do so but it just may be the resource you are looking for. - From University of Florida - http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/databases/zooarch/intro.htm

The Infography about Archaeozoology __ You will find resources recommended by a professor whose research specialty is zooarchaeology.  A bibliography. - From infography.com - http://www.infography.com/content/220046198098.html

International Council for Archaeozoology __ Learn about the organization, goals and accomplishments.  Many topics covered, meetings, events and more. - From alexandriaarchive.org/icaz - http://alexandriaarchive.org/icaz/workag.htm

Introduction to archaeozoology __ A brief essay introducing archaeozoology. - From helium.com - http://www.helium.com/items/509296-introduction-to-archaeozoology

Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission (KSAM) - Archaeozoology at Al-Khidr __ "Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission (KSAM) has been designed as a joint Kuwaiti-Slovak multidisciplinary research project fostering international cooperation and ties between young-generation researchers. The major research objective of KSAM has been the salvage excavation of the site Al-Khidr on the Failaka Island."  A good report on the project. - illustrated - From kuwaitarchaeology.org - http://www.kuwaitarchaeology.org/al-khidr-archaeozoology.html  

 

Marine Turtle Exploitation in Bronze Age Oman __ "Archaeologists working over the past decade at Ra's al-Hadd in Oman have been uncovering the remains of a coastal community that lived there during the third millennium BC. Ra's al-Hadd is located at the eastern most tip of the country..." Learn about the relationship of these ancient people with the sea turtle. - From Marine Turtle Newsletter - http://www.seaturtle.org/mtn/archives/mtn81/mtn81p7.shtml

Prehistoric Subsistence Data - Main Page __ This website deals with subsistence remains from prehistoric North Carolina sites. You will find archaeobotanical as well as zooarchaeological information. - From University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - http://www.arch.dcr.state.nc.us/subsist/subsis.htm

Studying Animal Bones at Archaeological Sites: Zooarchaeology ... __ "While many know that archaeologists study skeletons, not as many realize that there is an entire specialization that focuses not on human bones, but animal remains."  An introduction to the science. - From suite101.com - http://archaeology.suite101.com/article.cfm/studying_animal_bones

WBRG - Worked Bone Research Group - International Council for ... __ "The Worked Bone Research Group (WBRG) is an official Working Group of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) since June 2000."  You will find a lot of information and several articles. - From wbrg.net - http://www.wbrg.net/

Zooarchaeology __ General introduction to zooarchaeology and a series of FAQs. - illustrated - From zooarchaeology.co.uk - http://zooarchaeology.co.uk/  

Zooarchaeology __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zooarchaeology

Zooarchaeology __ "General Information about Zooarchaeology and the Comparative Collection of Reference Faunal Specimens at the University of Oregon." You will find a lot of general information and links to related web sites. - photos - From University of Oregon - http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~mmoss/Zooarchaeology-at-Oregon/

Zooarchaeology Laboratory - Comparative Vertebrate Collections - Arizona State Museum __ "The Stanley J. Olsen Laboratory of Zooarchaeology at the Arizona State Museum houses two modern comparative vertebrate collections with a total of over 3,500 fish, bird, reptile, amphibian, and mammal specimens."  Online search of the database is public. - illustrated - From statemuseum.arizona.edu - http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/zooarch/index.shtml

 

 

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