Browsing Faculty - Anthropology by Author "Yang, Dongya"
Thornton, Erin Kennedy; Emery, Kitty F.; Speller, Camilla; Matheny, Ray; Yang, Dongya (Society for American Archaeology, 2012)The two species of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican turkeys (M. ocellata and M. gallopavo) have non-overlapping ranges. Only M. gallopavo is known to have been domesticated. It was previously assumed that the domesticated Mexican ...
Earliest Mexican Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in the Maya Region: Implications for pre-Hispanic Animal Trade and the Timing of Turkey Domestication Thornton, Erin Kennedy; Emery, Kitty F.; Speller, Camilla; Steadman, David; Matheny, Ray; Yang, Dongya (PLOS One, 2012)Late Preclassic (300 BC–AD 100) turkey remains identified at the archaeological site of El Mirador (Petén, Guatemala) represent the earliest evidence of the Mexican turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in the ancient Maya world. ...
Kemp, Brian M.; Speller, Camilla; Lipe, William D.; Monroe, Cara; Yang, Dongya (4/15/10 0:)