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Stabilní izotopy C, N, v souboru skeletů lidu kultury zvoncových pohárů z Hoštic 1 za Hanou (Morava)

Title in English Stable isotopes of C, N in the skeletons coming from the cemetery of Bell Beaker Culture at the village Hoštice 1 (Moravia, Czech Republic)
Authors

SMRČKA Václav DROZDOVÁ Eva BŮZEK František ZOCOVÁ Jarmila MATĚJÍČKOVÁ Andrea

Year of publication 2007
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ve službách archeologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Citation
Field Archaeology, anthropology, ethnology
Keywords Anthropology - Stable isotope C N - dietary analysis - Bell Beaker Culture
Description Stable isotopes of C,N in the skeletons coming from the Bell Beaker cemetery near village Hoštice were analysed with the purpose of reconstructing the diet from organic component of the bone collagen. The population from Hoštice depends terrestrial plants of the type of photosynthesis C3 (wheat). Females and children had a diet comprising a higher ratio of proteins then males. We are the opinion that in Eneolithic Age the admission of proteins in childrens gets up. Propably through using animal blood as new source of proteins.
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