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Record #140865:

The fauna from the Saqqaq site of Nipisat I, Sisimiut district, West Greenland: preliminary results / Anne Birgitte Gotfredsen.

Title: The fauna from the Saqqaq site of Nipisat I, Sisimiut district, West Greenland: preliminary results / Anne Birgitte Gotfredsen.
Author(s): Gotfredsen, Anne Birgitte.
Date: 1996.
Publisher: Copenhagen: Danish Polar Center
In: Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland - new perspectives in Greenlandic archaeology. (1996.), Vol. 7
Abstract: Paper presents analysis of well preserved bone material from midden layers at youngest known open water Saqqaq site (800 and 940 BC). High percentage of bone fragments are from birds, with gulls, eider and white fronted goose doninating. Most important mammal was caribou, but common seal was also hunted. Skeletal frequencies indicate that caribou hunted on mainland were brought to Nipisat in partly butchered condition. Seasonal indicators show that it was summer/autumn site. Bone material has revealed oldest occurrence of whooper swan in Greenland and two dog mandibles.
Notes:

In: The Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland - new perspectives in Greenlandic archaeology. Vol. 7 / Bjarne Grønnow, John Pind.

Keywords: 598.2(26) -- Sea birds.
599 -- Mammalia.
903 -- Archaeology: Saqqaq.
U -- Archaeology.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
(*384.62) -- Sisimiut/Holsteinsborg.
SPRI record no.: 140865

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