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- Abbona, Cinthia Carolina; Lebrasseur, Ophélie; Johnson, Jeff; Giardina, Miguel; Neme, Gustavo; Wolverton, Steve
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2019 v.25 pp. 624-631
- DNA; Pterocnemia pennata; Rhea americana; archaeology; biogeography; bones; diet; eggs; geographical distribution; human communities; issues and policy; meat; rheas; Argentina
- ... Rheas have been an important food source to human communities in South America, providing meat and especially eggs, and thus playing a crucial role in the development of South American societies. Two extant species currently exist: Rhea americana (greater rhea) and Rhea pennata (lesser rhea). Both species occupy distinct geographic ranges except for an overlapping area in Argentina to the immediat ...
- Lespes, Carole; Lachenal, Thibault; Gardeisen, Armelle; Gascó, Jean
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2019 v.25 pp. 206-216
- archaeology; fauna; herds; livestock; mammals; meat; wood poles; France
- ... At the present time, only a few Late Bronze Age sites in the French Mediterranean have yielded faunal data. The newly excavated site of La Motte I (Hérault, France) is exceptionally well preserved owing to its underwater context. The discovery of large quantities of pottery, a wattle and some wooden poles allowed the site to be dated to the Late Bronze Age IIIb (900–775 BCE). The zooarchaeological ...