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WAMAP: Wessex Archaeology Metric Archive Project

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Database of animal bone metrics covering a number of UK sites. The full dataset is available to download and a subset is available to search online in ABMAP.

Radiocarbon dating bone samples recovered from gravel sites

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Radiocarbon dating bone samples recovered from gravel sites is an Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund project as rebursed by English Heritage. The project was undertaken by the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit. Radiocarbon pre-treatment chemistry is costly and time-consuming and so...

A Review of Animal Bone Evidence from Southern England

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project, funded by English Heritage, aimed to review the animal bone evidence from Late Bronze Age-Late Iron Age sites from southern England. The Regional Review report (Hambleton 2008), for which this database serves as a feely available online appendix, provides a synthetic review o...

Pig Measurements from Durrington Walls (Wiltshire, England)

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations at the late Neolithic site of Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, in 1966-67 unearthed large numbers of well-preserved pig teeth and bones. This has provided the opportunity to build up a data set of measurements that can be of great use as a comparative baseline for other European m...

Knowth Early Christian Animal Bone Metrical Database

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This collection contains a database which presents the raw data of the analysis of the animal bone assemblage from recent excavations of the medieval settlement at Knowth, Co. Meath. The results and analysis of the assemblage are presented in full in the monograph Knowth and the zooarchaeo...

A Review of Animal Bone Evidence from Central England

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The aim of this project was to produce a review of the animal bone evidence from Central England from Mesolithic to Modern times. The dataset collected for this purpose consists of details gleaned from excavation reports (or specialist bone reports), concerning vertebrate remains (of fishe...

Animal Bone Metrical Archive Project (ABMAP)

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

ABMAP is a database of measurements of bones of domestic animals from more than 100 archaeological assemblages retrieved from excavations in southern Britain. The original database was compiled at the University of Southampton and has been migrated to the Archaeology Data Service server w...