The measurements (cm) shown here can be made using an osteometric
board or the measuring device illustrated in Figure 1 (III).
Previous analyses of white-tailed deer have found varying degrees of correlation between osteometric
values and body mass.
The archaeofaunal assemblages were analysed using an osteometric
approach with the object of detecting interspecies variation in the camelid population (Von den Driesch 1976; Kent 1982; Elkin 1996).
Unfortunately, the important issue of pig domestication in South Asia has yet to be systematically addressed, and at present the osteometric
data from Gola Dhoro are not sufficient to properly evaluate whether the pigs consumed at the site derive from managed or hunted herds.
data point to sheep with estimated withers heights between about 0.
Measurements of cranial and postcranial bones `were made using standard osteometric
Many UK archaeologists with osteological training are familiar with the osteometric
criteria necessary for determining sex (e.
data does not support this notion however: in body size and cranial dimensions, R.