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Early Evidence for Pig and Dog Husbandry from the Neolithic Site of An Son, Southern Vietnam

Piper, Philip; Campos, Frediliza; Ngoc Kinh, D; Amano, Noel; Oxenham, Marc; Chi Hoang, B; Bellwood, Peter; Willis, Anna


An Son in southern Vietnam is one of a series of Neolithic (food producing) settlement/cemetery sites in Southeast Asia that appear, archaeologically, shortly before and after 2000cal. bc. Excavations in 2009 produced a small but important assemblage of vertebrate remains that permit relative comparisons with other zooarchaeological assemblages of similar date in Thailand and northern Vietnam. At An Son, domestic dogs are present from the earliest known phases of occupation with butchery...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.2226


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