In South America, most examples of dental modification come from Ecuador; however, none have been directly radiocarbon dated and few have...
Weaning among Colonists from Montreal and Environs
What Can Nitrogen Isotope Analysis on Dentine Tell Us?
This paleochemical study explores the differences and similarities in weaning practices between two colonist populations buried in Montreal and...
Human Skeletal Remains Recovered from a Napo Funerary Urn in the Ecuadorian Amazon
A Taphonomic and Mortuary Assessment
There is very little published literature regarding pre-Columbian burial practices that include human skeletal remains of the Napo culture (A.D....
Disability and Difference on the New Zealand Frontier
Possible Skeletal Dysplasia in Nineteenth-Century Milton, Otago
The mid-nineteenth century saw extensive diaspora from Europe to the antipodes. New Zealand in particular was marketed to the poor and middle...
Postmortem Animal Interference in an Indigenous Burial (Lanzarote, Canary Islands)
Implications for Archaeological Research
This article addresses the study of an indigenous burial at Mina Mountain (Lanzarote), dating from cal A.D. 1300 to 1402. Pre-European funerary...