Estimating the Age- and Season-of-Death for Wild Equids: a Comparison of Techniques Utilising a Sample from the Late Neolithic Site of Bad Buchau-Dullenried, Germany

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Haskel J Greenfield ; N Collin Moore ; Karlheinz Steppan (2015)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Open Quaternary (issn: 2055-298X, eissn: 2055-298X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5334/
  • Subject: Equid | Zooarchaeology | Wild horse | Equid; Wild horse; Archaeology; Zooarchaeology; Archaeozoology; Thin-sectioning; cementum; age-at-death | GN700-890 | GN281-289 | Archaeology; Zooarchaeology; Archaeozoology; Ageing | cementum | Human evolution | Prehistoric archaeology | Paleontology | Archaeology | QE701-760 | Thin-sectioning | age-at-death | Archaeozoology
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

In this paper, various techniques for determining the age- and season-of-death of wild horse specimens are systematically compared using a sample derived from the Neolithic site of Bad Buchau-Dullenried, Germany. Tooth eruption and wear, crown height, manual optical ana... View more
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