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Modeling Archaeological Sites and Forest History on Cedar Mesa, SE Utah
Producing a model that successfully predicts archaeological site densities over a large area of more than 1,000,00 acres which had diverse prehistoric adaptations and diverse environments is an extremely difficult task. ...
Changes in Turkey and Artiodactyl Abundance in Central Mesa Verde and Northern Rio Grande Archaeological Assemblages
Previous zooarchaeological studies in the Southwest indicate that over time, larger animal resources such as deer are replaced by smaller ones such as lagomorphs (cottontails and jackrabbits) and domesticated turkey in ...
Costly Gobbling: Raising Turkeys in the Central Mesa Verde Area
This presentation focuses on comparisons of the Central Mesa Verde (CMV) and Northern Rio Grande (NRG) areas. Goals of the study included: 1.) Use NISP counts to assess relative abundance of turkey and artiodactyl bones ...