Published: 2023-03-02

Structural Violence and Physical Death at Tlatelolco

Selecting the Chronically Malnourished for Sacrifice at a Late Postclassic Mesoamerican City (1300–1521 CE)

Kelly E. Blevins, Madeline McGrane, Josefina Mansilla Lory, Salvador Guilliem Arroyo, Jane E. Buikstra



Human sacrifice in Mesoamerican cities was diverse and highly ritualized, and it remains incompletely understood. Knowing who was selected for...

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Eating Inka

Diet at Patallaqta, Peru

Bethany L. Turner



The Inka Empire (1400–1532 A.D.) has been intensively studied by ethnohistorians and archaeologists, but there is comparatively little published...

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Living with Chronic Impairment

Tracing Care Using Changes in the Skeleton

Alyson C. Caine, Christina M. Torres



Impairment to the skeleton provides tangible traces that bioarchaeologists can study to understand disease and disability in the past. However,...

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Growing Up at Villamagna

Sex, Gender, and Stress During Growth and Development in a Medieval Italian Community

Trent M. Trombley, Patrick D. Beauchesne, Sabrina C. Agarwal, Katherine M. Kinkopf, Caroline Goodson, Francesca Candilio, Alfredo Coppa, Mauro Rubini



This study examines the interplay between sex, gender, and child-rearing using multiple markers of skeletal growth
and health in the...

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A Test of Dental Ablation Scoring Criteria

Kenneth G. Tremblay, Scott E. Burnett



Intentionally modified teeth provide a durable record of past identities, but their identification in archaeological samples has been...

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