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4000 years of human dietary evolution in central Germany, from the first farmers to the first elites

This article explores human diet in central Germany during the Neolithic and through the Bronze age. The researchers us isotope analysis from faunal and human remains to try to discover patterns in ... See more

Investigation of human diet during the Neolithic has often been limited to a few archaeological cultures or single sites. In order to provide insight into the development of human food consumption ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Spatial Analysis in Archaeology: Moving into New Territories

This article by Philip Verhagen emphasizes the use of GIS data in simulating behavior in a site location context. By using GIS data to model movement, transport, and visibility he believes that more ... See more

GIS has become an indispensable tool for archaeologists to organize, explore and analyse spatial data. In this introductory chapter, an historical overview of the development of GIS use in...

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3 weeks ago

When you hand roll your own sushi and you forget to bring a knife to the office you've got to improvise...

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3 weeks ago

I'm new here, so I don't know if this has been discussed already, but I was hoping for some feedback with an introductory level undergrad anthropology (not just archaeology) research methods class. ... See more

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3 weeks ago
The Society for Archaeological Sciences

R.E. TAYLOR STUDENT POSTER AWARD COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT at the SAA 2018, for grads and UGs presenting at SAA. Deadline is Friday March 30, 2018

Announcing the 2018 R.E. Taylor Student Poster Award Competition at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Washington, D.C., sponsored by SAS:

This prestigious award ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Size diversity in Swiss Bronze Age cattle - Bopp‐Ito - - International Journal of Osteoarchaeology - Wiley Online Library

Bopp-Ito and colleagues use finite mixture-modeling to model differences in cattle size between lowland and upland Swiss Bronze Age sites. They used several statistical techniques to explore this ... See more

International Journal of Osteoarchaeology Volume 0, Issue 0 RESEARCH ARTICLE Size diversity in Swiss Bronze Age cattle Miki Bopp‐Ito Corresponding Author E-mail address:miki.bopp@unibas.ch ... See more

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3 weeks ago
hadley/stats337

Hi All! I saw on Twitter that Hadley Wickham posted the reading list for a course he's teaching at Stanford called "Readings in Applied Data Science" and thought some of you might be interested. ... See more

stats337 - Readings in applied data science

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3 weeks ago
Pre-Columbian earth-builders settled along the entire southern rim of the Amazon

This article covers the discovery of pre-Columbian earthworks in the Amazon. Using remote sensing 81 unknown sites were recorded in the Upper Tapajos Basin. Analyzing the spatial distribution of the ... See more

Previous studies of Pre-Columbian earthworks in the Amazon basin have left a gap in the Upper Tapajós Basin (UTB). Here, the authors detect 104 Pre-Columbian earthworks in the UTB, suggesting ... See more

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3 weeks ago

They've arrived! Come get one at #QUANTARCH symposium, no. 103 Society for American Archaeology meeting D.C. ExhibitHALLBSouth 5-7PM 4/12/18 see #Rstats. get treat. Jesse Wolfhagen Max Price Ben ... See more

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