Archaeology – Doctoral Degree 2009
Archaeofauna in Serbia
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 2
Recommended Semester: 3
ECTS Credits Allocated: 10.00
Pre-requisites: To have passed the course Archaeozooloy I or II

Course objectives: To introduce students to the results of archaozoological research at sites in Serbia.

Course description: History of archaeozoological research in Serbia; Pleistocene fauna in Serbia; Paleolithic fauna in Serbia; Fauna of the Early Holocene and fauna of the Mesolithic/Neolithic transformation in Ðerdap; Neolithic arcaheofauna in Serbia; Archaeozoological research on later prehistoric cultures in Serbia; Archaeozoological research on classical sites in Serbia. Archaeozoological research on Middle Ages sites in Serbia.

Learning Outcomes: Essay, midterm test and oral examination

  • Bökönyi S., 1978, The vertebrate fauna of Vlasac, in: Srejović D.& Letica Z. (eds.), Vlasac, mezolitsko naselje u Djerdapu, Tom II: Geologija, biologija, antropologija, 35-65. Bök&
  • Dimitrijevic V., 2008: Vertebrate fauna of Vinča – Belo Brdo (excavation campaigns 1998-2003), Starinar, 56: 245-259.
  • Boric D. & Dimitrijevic V., 2007: When did the ‘Neolithic package’ reach Lepenski Vir? Radiometric and faunal evidence.- Documenta Praehistorica XXXIV: 53-72.
  • Boric D. & Dimitrijevic V., 2006: Continuity of foraging strategies in Mesolithic-Neolithic transformations: dating faunal patterns at Lepenski Vir (the Balkans), Atti della Società per la preistoria e protoistoria della regione Friuli-Venezia Giulia, XV (2004-2005): 33-107.
  • Dimitrijević V., 2000: The Lepenski Vir Fauna: Bones in Houses and Between Houses.- Documenta Praehistorica, XXVII: 101-117, Ljubljana.
  • Dimitrijević V., 1999: Vertebrate fauna from the Epigravettian site of Trebački Krš near Berane, Northeast Montenegro.- in: Bailey G., Adam E., Panagopoulou E., Perles C. & Zachos K. (eds.), The Palaeolithic Archaeology of Greece and Adjacent Areas: Proceedings of the ICOPAG Conference, Ioannina, September 1994, British School at Athens Studies, 3: 357-360, London.
  • Dimitrijević V., 1998: Fossil Remains of Vertebrates in Serbian Cave Deposits.- in Djurović P.(ed), Speleological Atlas of Serbia, “Jovan Cvijić” Geographical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Special Issues, N 52: 51-57, Belgrade.
  • Classon A., 1979: Padina and Starčevo: game, fish and cattle, Paleohistoria, XXII: 141-173.