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Poultry and fowling at the Roman castellum Velsen 1

  • W. Prummel

Abstract

A total of 3191 bones of domestic and wild birds from the Roman castellum Velsen 1, the Netherlands, c. 15-30 AD, have been identified. Domestic fowl was the most important bird species consumed. Peacock has been demonstrated by one bone. Over 30 wild bird species have been identified. Six possible types of fowling have been distinguished.
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1987-12-14
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