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Faunal remains and environments from the Bronze age of Kalehkoob, Lut Desert, eastern Iran

Hashemi, Narges; Wood, Rachel; Louys, Julien


The study of faunal remains from Kalehkoob, an archeological site in southern Khorasan, Sarayan, represents the first investigation of prehistoric vertebrates in the northern part of the Lut desert, in the east Iranian plateau. A vertebrate assemblage containing >200 specimens was found at various depths (155 cm to 595 cm) of an excavation trench. A combination of morphological and morphometric methods led to the identification of Artiodactyla, namely Bovidae (Ovis, Gazella, and Bos) and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeological Research in Asia
DOI: 10.1016/j.ara.2018.09.002


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