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La complexification des rapports entre les groupes humains et les ressources animales au Néolithique dans le nord-est de la péninsule ibérique

Maria SAÑA SEGUI

fr Anthropozoologica 25-26 - Pages 545-551

Published on 01 June 1998

Complexification of the relationships between human groups and animal resources during the Neolithic in the north-east of the lberian Peninsula

Regarding animal domestication processes during the Early and Middle Neolithic (5 800-3 200 BC) in Catalonia (Spain), we have proposed the existence of a unique and generalized pattern of management and exploitation of animal resources. A general revision of the archaeofaunic data and new evidence from sites such as La Draga (Banyoles) demonstrate diversified strategies since the beginning of the Neolithic and support activity concentrated around the binomial ovicaprids/cattle, according to the type of site, its functionality, and the characteristics of its occupation.

Keywords :

Neolithiv, Iberian Peninsula, archaeofauna, domestication, La Draga.

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