Description - Quantitative Paleozoology by R. Lee Lyman
Quantitative Paleozoology describes and illustrates how the remains of long-dead animals recovered from archaeological and paleontological excavations can be studied and analyzed. The methods range from determining how many animals of each species are represented to determining whether one collection consists of more broken and more burned bones than another. All methods are described and illustrated with data from real collections, while numerous graphs illustrate various quantitative properties.
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Cambridge University Press
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Author Biography - R. Lee Lyman
R. Lee Lyman is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. A scholar of late Quaternary paleomammology and human prehistory of the Pacific Northwest United States, he is the author of Vertebrate Taphonomy and most recently coedited Zooarchaeology and Conservation Biology.