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Further isotopic evidence for seaweed-eating sheep from Neolithic Orkney

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The antiquity of the practice of grazing on and/or foddering with seaweed is of interest in terms of understanding animal management practices in northwest Europe, where provision had to be made for overwintering. Orkney holds a special place in this discussion, since the sheep of North Ronaldsay have been confined to the seashores since the early nineteenth century, and are entirely adapted to a diet consisting mainly of seaweeds. Here, we report the results of stable carbon and nitrogen iso...

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10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.12.017

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University of Oxford
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Wolfson College
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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School of Archaeology
Sub department:
Archaeology Institute
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Journal website
Volume:
11
Pages:
463-470
Publication date:
2016-12-29
Acceptance date:
2016-12-11
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2352-409X
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666231
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2016-12-16

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