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- Galligani, Paula; Sartori, Julieta; Barrientos, Gustavo
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2019 v.25 pp. 561-574
- Holocene epoch; archaeology; bioerosion; bones; histology; humans; microbial activity; soil; subtropics; watersheds; Argentina; Europe
- ... Microbial bioerosion is a major diagenetic factor determining the long-term survival of archaeological bones as well as the quantity and quality of the biological information retrievable from them. In spite of this, information about bioerosion is still scarce from a worldwide perspective, with most of the data coming from the European continent. In this connection, the primary aim of this paper i ...
- Gazzán, Nicolás; Chiglino, Leticia; Gianotti, Camila
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2019 v.25 pp. 548-560
- Holocene epoch; archaeology; geographic information systems; land use; landscapes; occupations; raw materials; surveys; Uruguay
- ... This paper presents the results of an analysis on lithic procurement and land use strategies corresponding to Late Holocene occupations in northeast Uruguay. Excavations carried out at mound PU061110Q23/Q25, located at the archaeological site of Pago Lindo (Caraguatá, department of Tacuarembó), reveal a predominance of siliceous raw materials mostly procured from secondary sources. In view of this ...