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The use of stable isotope ratio analysis to distinguish multiple prey kill events from mass kill events

Fenner, Jack


Archaeologists working with prey animal bonebeds are interested in determining whether the animals were obtained through a single, mass kill event or instead accumulated over time from multiple hunting events. This is often difficult to determine. The author investigated the use of stable isotope ratio analysis to distinguish accumulations of individuals derived from multiple populations from mass kills of individuals from a single population. Carbon, oxygen and strontium stable isotope ratios...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2007.06.010


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