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dc.contributor.authorOutram, Alan Ken_GB
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Exeteren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2008-04-15T14:57:45Zen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-25T10:36:10Zen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-20T14:04:19Z
dc.date.issued2005en_GB
dc.description.abstractThe importance of bone fats as a resource is briefly discussed. The Middle Neolithic site of Ajvide, Gotland is described. The character of the bone assemblages from this site is discussed and the changes in subsistence economy on the island are outlined. Details of the methods used to study fracture and fragmentation patterns are given and an example of the use of such methods to identify bone marrow and grease extraction is presented. This example relates to the Paleo-Eskimo, Saqqaq Culture site of ltivnera, Western Greenland. The results of two similar analyses of samples from different parts of the Ajvide site are presented and discussed. It is concluded that bone marrow was exploited to some degree, but grease rendering was not carried out to any significant degree. The reasons why grease rendering may not have been carried out at Ajvide are explained in terms of the seasonal round at the site.en_GB
dc.identifier.citationOutram, A.K. (2005). Distinguishing bone fat exploitation from other taphonomic processes: what caused the high level of bone fragmentation at the Middle Neolithic site of Ajvide, Gotland? In Mulville, J and Outram, A.K. (eds) 'The zooarchaeology of fats, oils, milk and dairying': pp32-43. Oxford: Oxbow Booksen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10036/23495en_GB
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherOxbow Booksen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/38221en_GB
dc.subjectbone fatsen_GB
dc.subjectfaunal assemblagesen_GB
dc.subjectexploitationen_GB
dc.subjectfragmentationen_GB
dc.subjectfractureen_GB
dc.subjectAjvideen_GB
dc.subjectbone marrowen_GB
dc.titleDistinguishing bone fat exploitation from other taphonomic processes: what caused the high level of bone fragmentation at the Middle Neolithic site of Ajvide, Gotland?en_GB
dc.typeMeetings and Proceedingsen_GB
dc.date.available2008-04-15T14:57:45Zen_GB
dc.date.available2011-01-25T10:36:10Zen_GB
dc.date.available2013-03-20T14:04:19Z
dc.identifier.issn184217116Xen_GB
dc.identifier.issn9781842171165en_GB
dc.descriptionReproduced with permission of the publisher. Copyright © Oxbow Books and the individual authors, 2005en_GB


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