Investigating cattle husbandry in the Swiss Late Neolithic using different scales of temporal precision : potential early evidence for deliberate livestock “improvement” in Europe

Wright, Elizabeth orcid.org/0000-0002-0770-3898 (2021) Investigating cattle husbandry in the Swiss Late Neolithic using different scales of temporal precision : potential early evidence for deliberate livestock “improvement” in Europe. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. 36. ISSN 1866-9565

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Funding Information: Special thanks go to Jörg Schibler for his invaluable advice and our many interesting chats on Swiss Neolithic cattle, and to the rest of the zooarchaeology team at IPAS for providing data and answering my many questions. Thanks also to Ferran Antolin and Georgina Prats for their help with the site coordinates, and to Silvia Valenzuela-Lamas and Angela Trentacoste for their help with R. Thank you to the zooarchaeology team at the University of Sheffield for a very useful discussion around body size changes and statistics, and to Eda Gross for a useful discussion on Swiss Neolithic cultures. Finally, thanks to Ulrich Eberli at the Museum für Urgeschichte in Zug and Christian Harb, Stephanie Chamberlain and staff at the Kantonsarchäologie Zurich for providing access to the material from Zug Sennweid and Zurich Versicherung. This research was funded through a European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship (Grant no. 792076). Funding Information: Special thanks go to J?rg Schibler for his invaluable advice and our many interesting chats on Swiss Neolithic cattle, and to the rest of the zooarchaeology team at IPAS for providing data and answering my many questions. Thanks also to Ferran Antolin and Georgina Prats for their help with the site coordinates, and to Silvia Valenzuela-Lamas and Angela Trentacoste for their help with R. Thank you to the zooarchaeology team at the University of Sheffield for a very useful discussion around body size changes and statistics, and to Eda Gross for a useful discussion on Swiss Neolithic cultures. Finally, thanks to Ulrich Eberli at the Museum f?r Urgeschichte in Zug and Christian Harb, Stephanie Chamberlain and staff at the Kantonsarch?ologie Zurich for providing access to the material from Zug Sennweid and Zurich Versicherung. This research was funded through a European Commission Marie Sk?odowska-Curie European Fellowship (Grant no. 792076). Funding Information: Open Access funding provided by University of Basel. This research was funded through a European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship (Proposal 792076-LAKEBOS). Publisher Copyright: © 2020, The Author(s).
Keywords: %NISP,Body size,Cattle,Husbandry,Late Neolithic,Switzerland,Archaeology,Anthropology,Archaeology
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  • Published: 30 January 2021
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (York) > Archaeology (York)
Depositing User: Pure (York)
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2022 09:40
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022 15:18
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-020-01252-6
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-020-01252-6
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