Mag. Dr. Günther Karl Kunst
T: +43-1-4277-40306
Winter term 2020
300083 UE Einführung in die Bioarchäologie - Möglichkeiten, Methoden und Grundlagen des wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens mit archäologischen Skelettresten
Galik, A., & Kunst, G. K. (2020). Animal Remains and Built Space: A Contribution to the Taphonomy of Buildings. In Jahreshefte des Archäologischen Institutes in Wien (pp. 93-95). Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts (ÖJh) Vol. 88

Kunst, G. K., Böhm, H., & Czichon, R. M. (2020). Faunal Refits in Settlement Archaeology - a Case Study from a Hittite Temple. In Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts (ÖJh) (Vol. 88, pp. 131-142). Verlag Holzhausen GmbH.. Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts (ÖJh)

Kunst, G. K., & Kühtreiber, T. (2020). Frühe Nachweise des Truthuhns (Meleagris gallopavo) aus Österreich. In P. Morgenstern (Ed.), Beiträge zur Archäozoologie und Prähistorischen Anthropologie (Vol. 12, pp. 161-170). Verlag Beier & Beran.

Czichon, R. M., Klinger, J., Hnila, P., Mielke, D. P., Behrendt, S., Böhm, H., Breuer, M., Forster, C., Griggs, C., Klein, M., Koch, M., Kunst, G. K., Lehmann, M., Lorentzen, B., Manning, S. W., Marklein, K., Purschwitz, C., Rössner, C., Tappert, C., & Valsecchi Gillmeister, M. A. (2019). Archäologische Forschungen am Oymaağaç Höyük/Nerik 2016-2018. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin, 151, 37-200.

Kunst, G. K., & Pacher, M. (2019). Brown bear remains in prehistoric and early historic societies: case studies from Austria. In D. Nagel, & N. Kavcik-Graumann (Eds.), Festschrift zum 80. Geburtstag von emer. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mag. Gernot Rabeder (pp. 89-121). Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Vol. 132


Kunst, G. K., Jettmar, P., & Salzer, R. (2018). A Broken Skate and Scattered Skittles? Worked Bones from the Castle of Grafendorf. In J. Drauschke, E. Kislinger, K. Kühtreiber, T. Kühtreiber, G. Scharrer-Liska, & T. Vida (Eds.), Lebenswelten zwischen Archäologie und Geschichte: Festschrift für Falko Daim zu seinem 65. Geburtstag. (Vol. 2, pp. 941-952). Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums . Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Vol. 150

Gál, E., & Kunst, G. K. (2018). Pathological Observations on Mammalian Remains from the Roman Sanctuary at Carnuntum-Mühläcker (Austria). In L. Bartosiewicz, & E. Gál (Eds.), Care or Neglect? : Evidence of Animal Disease in Archaeology; Proceedings of the 6th meeting of the Animal Palaeopathology Working Group of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ), Budapest, Hungary, 2016 (pp. 45-60). Oxbow.

Kunst, G. K. (2017). Die feine Linie - Hinweise auf Rinderschinken im römischen Niederösterreich. In F. Pieler, & P. Trebsche (Eds.), Beiträge zum Tag der Niederösterreichischen Landesarchäologie 2017: Festschrift für Ernst Lauermann; Katalog des Niederösterreichischen Landesmuseums N. F. (Vol. 541, pp. 316-326).

Jettmar, P., & Kunst, G. K. (2017). Die Tierknochenfunde aus der spätmittelalterlichen-frühneuzeitlichen Feste Grafendorf in Stockerau, Niederösterreich. In Burg Grafendorf: Archäologie und Geschichte einer spätmittelalterlichen Niederungsburg in Stockerau, Niederösterreich (pp. 452-500). NÖ Institut für Landeskunde. Archäologische Forschungen in Niederösterreich Vol. 15

Kunst, G. K. (2017). What Makes a Medieval Urban Animal Bone Assemblage Look Urban? Reflections on Feature Types and Recurrent Patterns from Lower Austria and Vienna. In A. M. Choyke, & G. Jaritz (Eds.), Animaltown: beasts in medieval urban space (pp. 9 - 18). BAR International Series Vol. 2858

Czichon, R. M., Hnila, P., Mielke, D. P., Böhm, H., Forster, C., Carol, G., Kähler, M., Kunst, G. K., Lehmann, M., Lorentzen, B., Manning, S., Marklein, K., Marquardt, H., Reichmuth, S., Richter, J., Rössner, C., Sadiklar, B., Seufer, K., Sobott, R., ... Yilmaz, M. A. (2016). Archäologische Forschungen am Oymaagaç Höyük/Nerik 2011-2015. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin, 148(2016), 5–141.

Galik, A., & Kunst, G. K. (2016). Archäozoologische Untersuchungen in der Kartause Mauerbach. In M. Krenn, & N. Hofer (Eds.), Fachgespräch "Archäologie in Kartausen" 17. Oktober 2014, Mauerbach (NÖ.) (pp. 23-28). Fundberichte aus Österreich Tagungsbände Vol. 4

Kunst, G. K., Böhm, H., & Czichon, R. M. (2016). Bronze Age Walls and Iron Age Pits - Contextual Archaeozoology at Oymaağaç Höyük, Turkey. In N. Marom, R. Yeshurun, L. Weissbrod, & G. Bar-Oz (Eds.), Bones and Identity: Zooarchaeological Approaches to Reconstructing Social and Cultural Landscapes in Southwest Asia (pp. 191 - 223). [10] Oxbow.


Kunst, G. K., & Böhm, H. (2016). Observations of pathological conditions in cattle ribs from Roman Carnuntum. Poster session presented at 6th Animal Palaeopathology Working Group Meeting, Budapest, Hungary.


Kunst, G. K. (2015). Quantitative approaches to cattle butchery - chopped vertebrae and ribs from a Roman sanctuary. In A. Körösi, & A. Szotyori-Nagy (Eds.), Szürkék, Rackák, Mangalicák - Hungarian Grey, Racka, Mangalitsa: Papers presented at the international conference honouring János Matolcsi, 25-26 November 2013 (pp. 201-213). Museum and Library of Hungarian Agriculture.



Von Ratten, Rumpsteaks und rätselhaften Fünfecken - Die zehn schönsten Tierknochengeschichten aus Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

24 Jan 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Therme, Straße, Hinterhof - Sozialtopographie oder doch nur Taphonomie? Erfahrungen mit Tierknochen in der Zivilstadt von Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker), Herbert Böhm (Speaker) & Nisa Iduna Kirchengast (Speaker)

15 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Das Truthuhn (Meleagris gallopavo) – Frühe archäologische Funde und Textzeugnisse aus Österreich

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker) & Thomas Kühtreiber (Speaker)

25 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Pottery and bones, foundations for good relations

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker), Herbert Böhm (Speaker) & Rainer Maria Czichon (Speaker)

6 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bridging gaps - surface discontinuities in mechanical bone refits

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker), Thomas Kühtreiber (Speaker), Michaela Lochner (Speaker) & Christian Rettenbacher (Speaker)

5 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Early modern period turkey remains from Lower Austria and Vienna

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker) & Thomas Kühtreiber (Speaker)

12 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Structure and expectations - faunal remains from the sanctuary of Jupiter Heliopolitanus at Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker) & Erika Gál (Speaker)

2 Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die feine Linie - Hinweise auf Rinderschinken im römischen Niederösterreich

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

10 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mauern, Gruben, Fundamente – Tierknochen als Bausteine des Oymaağac-Nerik-Projekts (Türkei)

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

13 Oct 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


A focus on feasting: animal remains from the palatial area F/II at Tell el-Dab'a

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

27 Apr 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Intra-site variation in animal bone assemblages from two urban areas at Tell el-Dab'a (Egypt) - searching for a pattern.

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

12 Jun 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Pathways of food waste: intra-site variability of faunal remains in a Roman insula at Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

29 May 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Tierskelette, Gruben, Äquifinalität. Skelette, Struktur und Deutung

Günther Karl Kunst (Invited speaker)

9 Apr 2015

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Contextual and spatial archaeozoology in a Bronze Age City - the Oymaagac- Nerik project (Turkey)

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

29 Sep 2014

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Testing the triad in a Roman setting

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

26 Sep 2014

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The turkey: a well adopted food item in Early Modern Age Vienna

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

24 Sep 2014

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A broken skate and scattered chessmen? - worked bones from the castle of Grafendorf (Stockerau, Lower Austria)

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

29 Aug 2014

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Positioning rib fragments in domestic cattle - experiences, limits and perspectives

Günther Karl Kunst (Invited speaker)

26 Nov 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


High-Resolution Faunal Data from Settlement Horizons at Oymaagac Höyük (Turkey)

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

25 Jun 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Choice and constraint - butchery practices at a Roman sanctuary at Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

15 Jun 2013

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Gradients and Discontinuities of Colouring on Animal Bones as Spatial Indicators of Heat Sources

Günther Karl Kunst (Contributor)

1 Sep 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Rinderkiefer als Schlittenkufen? : Grenzgänge zwischen Archäozoologie, römischer Archäologie und Ergologie

Günther Karl Kunst (Contributor)

25 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Pits, feasts and day to day practice : Calibrating the faunal evidence from Bronze-age Tell el-Dab'a, Egypt

Günther Karl Kunst (Invited speaker)

8 Feb 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Brown bear remains in prehistoric and early historic societies: case studies from Austria.

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

28 Aug 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Superficial blade marks in Roman cattle butchery: an indicator of meat consistency?

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

28 Aug 2006

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Tierreste als Zeugnisse menschlicher Ernährung;

Günther Karl Kunst (Invited speaker)

14 Jul 2006

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Tierreste als Teile einer Abfallgemeinschaft - das Kanalsystem unter der Weststraße von Carnuntum

Günther Karl Kunst (Speaker)

6 Jun 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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