Horse Bones

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Schöningen Spears - Discovery and Location
... artefacts, chips as well as over 10.000 animal bones were found, amongst them 90% horse bones, followed by red deer and european bison ... The horse bones come from Equus mosbachensis and are indicative of at least 20 individuals ... scenario, the thick reeds at the lake shore gave the hunters cover, from where the horses, trapped between hunters and lake, were culled with accurate spear throws ...
Domestication Of The Horse - Archaeological Evidence - Horse Images As Symbols of Power
500 years before the geographic expansion evidenced by the presence of horse bones, new kinds of graves, named after a grave at Suvorovo, appeared north of the Danube delta in the coastal steppes ... Some Suvorovo graves contained polished stone mace-heads shaped like horse heads and horse tooth beads ... Stog II and Dereivka on the Dnieper River, contained 12%-52% horse bones ...
Domestication Of The Horse - Archaeological Evidence - Geographic Expansion
... The appearance of horse remains in human settlements in regions where they had not previously been present is another indicator of domestication ... Although images of horses appear as early as the Upper Paleolithic period in places such as the caves of Lascaux, France, suggesting that wild horses lived in regions ... Around 3500-3000 BCE horse bones began to appear more frequently in archaeological sites beyond their center of distribution in the Eurasian steppes and were ...

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