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Fallow deer in prehistoric Greece, and the analogy between faunal spectra and pollen analyses

  • R. N. L. B. Hubbard (a1)

The pollen record from an archaeological site provides the environmental background, while the animal bones illuminate its economy. Wild animal bones are also ecological indicators, and faunal spectra can clarify the status of animals whose place in the human economy is uncertain or changing. The status of the fallow deer in prehistoric Greece is explored from this viewpoint.

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