A guide to the measurement of animal bones from archaeological sites: as developed by the Institut für Palaeoanatomie, Domestikationsforschung und Geschichte der Tiermedizin of the University of Munich

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 1976 - Science - 136 pages
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Von den Driesch's handbook is the standard tool used by faunal analysts working on animal and bird assemblages from around the world. Developed for the instruction of students working on osteoarchaeological theses at the University of Munich, the guide has standardized how animal bones recovered from prehistoric and early historic sites are measured.

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INTRODUCTORY STATEMENTS
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MEASUREMENT OF THE MAMMALIAN SKELETON
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MEASUREMENT OF THE BIRD SKELETON
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