Report on the animal remains from Kayatha: Appendix
Published in: Excavations at Kayatha, by Z. D. Ansari & M. K.
Excavations at Kayatha, by Z. D. Ansari & M. K.
Pune: Deccan College Postgraduate and Research
Institute, 1975. 157-163 p.: ill.
By line: by Dr. K. R. Alur
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2002. Computer File
Central Indian Neolithic (AQ63)
Laboratory analysis of materials other than dating methods in archaeology (1212);
Domesticated animals (231);
Food preparation (252);
Alur briefly discusses the animal remains found
at Kayatha. Alur's findings indicate cattle were used for agriculture and there
was evidence that animals were 'not dismembered before roasting' (page 160). A
table lists the type of animal found and its skeletal element.
Document ID: aq63-006
Sarah Berry ;
4000 B.P.-3200 B.P.
(2000 B.C.-1200 B.C.)