Project Data, Reports and Publications
Although the turkey project is ongoing, we have several reports and publications available. Below are a series of links to original publication sources as well as PDFs for available pre-publication proof copies and open access articles. Should you require an original publication from a non-open access article, please contact Dr. Kitty Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continue checking this page in the future, as future updates are forthcoming.
Diversity management strategies in Mesoamerican turkeys: archaeological, isotopic and genetic evidence (2018 Aurelie Mainn, Eduardo Corona-M, Michelle Alexander, Abigail Craig, Erin Kennedy Thornton, Dongya Y. Yang, Micheal Richards, and Camilla F. Speller-Royal Society Open Science http://dx.doi.org/
Testing osteometric and morphological methods for turkey species determination in Maya faunal assemblages (2016, Kitty Emery, Erin Kennedy Thornton, Ashley Sharpe, Petra Cunningham-Smith, Lisa Duffy, Brandon McIntosh- Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.08.018)
Introduction to the special issue – Turkey husbandry and domestication: Recent scientific advances (2016, Erin Kennedy Thornton – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.07.016)
Ancient Maya turkey husbandry: Testing theories through stable isotope analysis (2016, Erin Thornton, Kitty F. Emery, Camilla Speller – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.05.011)
The Uncertain Origins of Mesoamerican Turkey Domestication (2015, Erin Kennedy Thornton, Kitty F. Emery – Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory doi:10.1007/s10816-015-9269-4)
Earliest Mexican Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in the Maya Region: Implications for Pre-Hispanic Animal Trade and the Timing of Turkey Domestication (2012, Erin Kennedy Thornton, Kitty F. Emery, David W. Steadman, Camilla Speller, Ray Matheny, Dongya Yang – PLOS ONE http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0042630)