Good warning. Thanks for the heads up.
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> On Feb 15, 2016, at 5:57 PM, Lemoine, Ximena <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Just a comment. The ages for Silver, at least as far as pigs, are pretty far off, as well as the order of fusion. I'm not sure how reliable they are for cattle, however.
> Either way, I would be wary.
> Ximena Lemoine
> Graduate Student, Zooarchaeology
> Laboratory for the Analysis of Early Food Webs
> Department of Anthropology
> Washington University in St. Louis
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> From: Analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Haskel Greenfield <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: [ZOOARCH] Fusion age of cattle vertebrae
> My memory is that Silver includes this in his 1969 summary. It is a classic.
> Haskel Greenfield
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>> On Feb 15, 2016, at 3:50 PM, Lena Strid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> Is there any information on when the endplates of cattle vertebrae fuse to the vertebral body? Ideally detailed down to cervical/thoracic/lumbar groups. I have from a single Iron Age pit at least four articulated spines (atlas - sacrum) in various stage of fusion* and I would like to age them better than "sub-adult - adult".
>> With thanks,
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