• Anusorn Amphansri Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University


สมัยก่อนประวัติศาสตร์, กระดูกสัตว์


The main objectives of this study are to analyze the distribution patterns of the Late Pleistocene faunal remains and to interpret the way prehistoric people utilized domestic space in their domestic activity areas at Tham Lod rockshelter. Results from the analysis show that the Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherers who occupied the rockshelter had specific behaviour regarding site/domestic space management, as follows:

1. The Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherers divided their domestic space into 3 distinct areas: a household area, a communal area, and a special activity area.

2. Evaluating space utilization indicates that they paid particular attention to a comfortable sleeping area.

3. Their refuse disposal patterns indicate that the site had probably been used several times by the Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherers as a temporary camp site, and that they had no specific space for refuse disposal.

This domestic space management had developed through time. It is assumed that the hunter-gatherer groups who occupied this site through the Late Pleistocene period might share the same way of thinking in terms of site/domestic space management. Moreover, they could possibly be the same cultural group.


รัศมี ชูทรงเดช และคณะ. “รายงานวิจัยฉบับสมบูรณ์โครงการโบราณคดีบนพื้นที่สูงในอําเภอปางมะผ้า จังหวัดแม่ฮ่องสอน (เล่มที่ 5: การขุดค้นแหล่งโบราณคดีเพิงผาถ้ำลอด).” กรุงเทพฯ: สํานักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย, 2546.

_______. “รายงานวิจัยฉบับสมบูรณ์โครงการโบราณคดีบนพื้นที่สูงในอําเภอปางมะผ้า จังหวัดแม่ฮ่องสอน ระยะที่ 2 (เล่มที่ 2: ด้านโบราณคดี).” กรุงเทพฯ: สํานักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย, 2550.

อุดมลักษณ์ ฮุ่นตระกูล. “รายงานวิจัยฉบับสมบูรณ์โครงการโบราณคดีบนพื้นที่สูงในอําเภอปางมะผ้า จังหวัดแม่ฮ่องสอน ระยะที่ 2 (เล่มที่ 6: การศึกษาชาติพันธุ์วรรณนาทางโบราณคดี).” สํานักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย, 2550.

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