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- Morales, Natalia S.; Catella, Luciana; Oliva, Fernando; Sarmiento, Patricia L.; Barrientos, Gustavo
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2018 v.18 pp. 782-791
- Holocene epoch; archaeology; bacteria; bioerosion; bones; fauna; histology; models; vertebrates; Argentina
- ... Over the last decades, research on microbial bioerosion affecting archaeological bone assemblages highlighted the fact that this is a significant factor determining the long-term survival of vertebrate hard tissues as well as the quality of the biological information retrievable from them (e.g. isotopic, genetic, histomorphological). In spite of this, information about bioerosion is still scarce o ...
- Rafuse, Daniel J.
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2017 v.12 pp. 673-683
- Holocene epoch; Lama guanicoe; Ozotoceros bezoarticus; Pleistocene epoch; Rhea americana; archaeology; diet; fauna; mammals; occupations; Pampas region
- ... The following paper presents an analysis of the faunal material from the Arroyo Seco 2 site dated from the Early to Middle Holocene (ca. 8500 to 5800¹⁴CyrsB.P.). The zooarchaeological and taphonomic data presented here provides significant information for understanding the dynamics of multiple occupations at the site, as well as the transition in prey choice for Pampean hunter-gatherers during thi ...