RE: Equids

whittet (
28 Dec 1994 14:25:27 GMT

In article <3dg5si$>, VINCENT@TRIUMF.CA (Pete Vincent) says:
>In <3denej$> writes:
>` Actually, although the earliest evidence for the domestication of the
>` horse consists of bridles from sites in Siberia, circa 6500 BC, there
>` is considerable evidence, tooth wear, various bone lesions, that suggests
>` the horse was domesticated from at least four places independently.
>You keep mentioning this siberian evidence. I've never heard of it.
>Siberia is not exactly a useful place for horses, being all bogs
>and conifer forest. The earliest evidence of which I'm aware is
>from the steppes of the ukraine, which makes much more sense.
>What's your reference for this siberian material?

See the above response to Kathleen Hunt
> <== faster % Pete Vincent
> % Disclaimer: all I know I
> % learned from reading Usenet.