Comparative Archaeology Database,
University of Pittsburgh
This dataset serves as a complement to the dissertation Human-Animal Relations in the Eurasian Steppe Iron Age: An Exploration into Social, Economic and Ideological Change by Bryan K. Hanks (download complete dissertation [36 MB]). It provides detailed data on the spatial distribution and quantities of faunal remains at the Iron Age site of Pavlinovo, located in the West Siberian Plain of the Russian Federation.
The contents of the dissertation are as follows:
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Hanks, Bryan K. (2003) Human-Animal Relations in the Eurasian Steppe Iron Age: An Exploration into Social, Economic and Ideological Change. Ph.D. Dissertation, Archaeology Department, Cambridge University.
Hanks, Bryan K. (2010) Pavlinovo Dataset. Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh. URL: <http://www.cadb.pitt.edu>.
This dataset contains two kinds of things: (1) the raw faunal data from excavations at the Pavlinovo site; and (2) a graphic synthesis of the distribution of faunal remains.
The data files are organized in the form of ASCII text files that can be read directly or easily imported to an application program such as a database manager or statistics package. There are also spreadsheet files in Excel format.
Faunal data: Information on bone faunal remains and provenience.
Additionaly, the link below provides a graphic synthesis of the distribution of faunal remains at the Pavlinovo site.
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