Refers to the bones of animals found in archaeological sites. Finding faunal remains can provide information on what ancient peoples were eating, what they were hunting, how they were processing what they hunted, and what they had available to hunt. This helps archaeologists create a more accurate picture of what the environment was like during the time period the site was occupied and how past peoples lived.
June 15, 2016 / Research IAIS Museum
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