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Fauna of Çatal Hüyük: Evidence for Early Cattle Domestication in Anatolia
Dexter Perkins, Jr.
New Series, Vol. 164, No. 3876 (Apr. 11, 1969), pp. 177-179
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1726788
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Analysis of the remains of cattle from Çatal Hüyük indicates that cattle were domesticated in Anatolia by 5800 B.C., and strongly suggests that they were probably domestic at least 500 years earlier. This is the earliest known evidence for the domestication of cattle in the Near East.
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