Re: British Vegetarianism is 8,000 years old?

Stewart Mac Intyre (
Wed, 25 Oct 1995 23:08:01 GMT

sarah webb <> wrote:

>ave any of you thought about doing the stable isotopes of bones to test
>whether there is evidence for veggis or not, as it is now stated that
>herbivores and carnivores can be easily told apart from their carbon and
>nitrogen values, infact so can the use of C3 and C4 plants, or the
>inclusion of marine diets.

>I would be interested to hear views on this subject.

Very Interesting Sarah ... I am not aware of this procedure / process.
I likewise would be very interested in information on this procedure
(subject) if anyone can help?

Stewart Mac Intyre :-)