Barrett, J.H., Beukens, R.P. and Nicholson, R.A. (2001) Diet and ethnicity during the Viking colonisation of northern Scotland: evidence from fish bones and stable carbon isotopes. Antiquity, 75 (287). pp. 145-154. ISSN 0003-598XFull text not available from this repository.
Diet and ethnicity are strongly related. Recent work on fish-bone ratios and stable carbon isotopes suggest that the Vikings increased the fish contribution to the diet of Orkney and Shetland by a greater investment in deep-sea fishing.
|Keywords:||Vikings, fish bones, Orkney, Shetland, carbon isotopes|
|Institution:||The University of York|
|Academic Units:||The University of York > Archaeology (York)|
|Depositing User:||York RAE Import|
|Date Deposited:||28 Aug 2009 10:27|
|Last Modified:||28 Aug 2009 10:27|