Zooarchaeology in the Best of the Web Directory


Archaeozoology in New Zealand

Organization focuses on human and animal subsistence economics, environmental interactions, and effects of human predation.

Canids as Persons: Early Neolithic Dog and Wolf Burials, Cis-Baikal, Siberia

An academic paper exploring the relationship between Canid and human by studying DNA and burial practices in Neolithic Cis-Baikal, Siberia, from the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. Offers suggestions for future dog and wolf research in the region.

Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon

Houses comparative collection of reference faunal specimen used to analyze faunal remains.

Dig Discovery is Oldest Pet Cat

The discovery of a cat buried with its owner in a Neolithic grave on Cyprus suggests domestication of cats had begun 9,500 years ago.

ICAZ Animal Palaeopathology Working Group

Developing a series of resources to aid those interested in studying animal palaeopathology, disseminating good practice and current research, and providing a variety of media for discussing problems and methods.

Institute of Archaeology, Zooarchaeology Laboratory

Facilitates identification and analysis of animal remains recovered from archaeological sites. Maintains an expanding collection of over 1,700 vertebrate specimens including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

Online Archaeological Resources: Zooarchaeology

Offers a collection of links pertaining to the study of Zooarchaeology.

Paleolithic Diet Page

Contains links to educational institutions, media reports, organizations, books, food science, food vendors, and diet.

Pleistocene Vertebrates of Arizona, New Mexico, and Trans-Pecos Texas

An exhaustive scientific effort to bring together all Pleistocene vertebrate records for the region; from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Professional Zooarchaeology Group (PZG)

Bridges the gap among animal bone specialists based within and outside academic establishments. Provides advice on aspects of environmental archaeology and general palaeoenvironmental issues, covers analysis of materials.

Research into the Aurochs

Provides information on the history, morphology and ecology of the aurochs, and presents publications, photos, and links.

William R. Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory, Indiana University

The laboratory maintains research on vertebrate bones and skeletons, with a collection containing the remains of indigenous animal species, with over 10,000 catalogue numbers, including 2,993 mammals, 3,634 birds, 1,884 fish, 1,390 reptiles, 229 amphibians, and an uncounted number of invertebrates.

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