Rowley-Conwy, P. and Zeder, M. (2014) 'Wild boar or domestic pigs? Response to Evin et al.', World archaeology., 46 (5). pp. 835-840.
We continue to contest the claim by Evin et al. (2014) that Rosenhof E24 and other Mesolithic pigs were domestic. E24’s mixture of ‘wild’ and ‘domestic’ traits is best explained as indicating a behaviourally wild boar with some domestic ancestry. The fascinating complexities of this situation should not be downplayed in favour of a simplified, more newsworthy (but probably incorrect) conclusion.
|Additional Information:||Special Issue: Debates in world archaeology.|
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|Publisher statement:||This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in World archaeology on 31/10/2014 available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00438243.2014.953712|
|Date accepted:||10 September 2014|
|Date deposited:||21 July 2016|
|Date of first online publication:||31 October 2014|
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