The Neanderthal Meal: A New Perspective Using Faecal Biomarkers

Abstract

Neanderthal dietary reconstructions have, to date, been based on indirect evidence and may underestimate the significance of plants as a food source. While zooarchaeological and stable isotope data have conveyed an image of Neanderthals as largely carnivorous, studies on dental calculus and scattered palaeobotanical evidence suggest some degree of… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101045

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@inproceedings{Sistiaga2014TheNM, title={The Neanderthal Meal: A New Perspective Using Faecal Biomarkers}, author={Ainara Sistiaga and Carolina Mallol and Bertila Galv{\'a}n and Roger E Summons}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2014} }