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Archaeology and Archaeozoology of Phum Snay: an Iron Age Cemetery in Northwest Cambodia

O'Reilly, Dougald; von den Driesch, Angela; Voeun, Vuthy


This paper analyzes faunal remains excavated from the late prehistoric cemetery of Phum Snay in northwestern Cambodia. The material comprises two different components: (1) animal bones as grave goods and (2) bone fragments originating from settlement activities. The mammal and bird remains from the graves derive exclusively from domestic animals and include water buffalo, cattle, pigs, and possibly a chicken. In most cases, one or two limbs from the left side of the body of one or two species...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Perspectives


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