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  • Makarewicz, C.: Assorted strategies of production and risk reduction in Late PPNB caprine herding systems: Zooarchaeological and isotopic case studies from el-Hemmeh and Ba’ja. Jordan’s Prehistory: Past and Future Research.

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  • Makarewicz, C.: Pig domestication processes and caprine husbandry at Neolithic Wadi Shu’eib, Jordan: a zooarchaeological approach.


  • White, C. and Makarewicz, C.: Harvesting practices and early Neolihtic barley cultivation at el-Hemmeh, Jordan.
  • Makarewicz, C.: Xiongnu pastoral systems: integrating economies of subsistence and scale. In Xiongnu Archaeology – Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the First Steppe Empire in Central Asia, U. Brosseder and B. K. Miller (eds.) Bonn Contributions to Asian Archaeology 5, Bonn.


  • Arbuckle, B., Makarewicz, C.: The early management of cattle (Bos taurus) in Neolithic central Anatolia, Antiquity 83, 669-686
  • Makarewicz, C.: Complex caprine harvesting practices and diversified hunting strategies: integrated animal exploitation systems at Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B’ Ain Jammam, Anthropozoologica 44 (1): 1-24
  • Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Variation in goat diet through the Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic: diachronic shifts in human approaches to caprine management at Basta. In Transitions in Prehistory: Papers in Honor of Ofer Bar-Yosef. J. Shea and D. Liebermann, eds. American School of Prehistoric Research, Cambridge, MA.


  • Kirsanow, K., Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Stable organic oxygen (d18O) and hydrogen (dD) isotopes in caprine dentinal collagen records seasonal variation, Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 3159-3167


  • Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Foddering by Mongolian pastoralists is recorded in the stable carbon (δ13C) and nitrogen (δ15N) isotopes of caprine dentinal collagen, Journal of Archaeological Science 33: 862-870
  • Makarewicz, C., Goodale, N., Rassmann, P., White, C.,Miller, H., Haroun, J., Carlson, E., Pantos, A., Kroot, M., Kadowaki, S., Casson, A., Williams, J.T., Austin, A.E., Fabre, B.: El-Hemmeh: A multiperiod Pre-Pottery Neolithic site in the Wadi el-Hasa, Jordan. Eurasian Prehistory 4 (1-2): 183-220