Published: 2018-08-29

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

1–28

Abstract

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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Living with Chronic Impairment

Tracing Care Using Changes in the Skeleton

Alyson C. Caine, Christina M. Torres

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Abstract

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

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Eating Inka

Diet at Patallaqta, Peru

Bethany L. Turner

1–20

Abstract

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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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

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Abstract

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

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A Test of Dental Ablation Scoring Criteria

Kenneth G. Tremblay, Scott E. Burnett

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

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Is Adulthood Required? Examining the Accuracy of Pelvic Sex Estimation Throughout Pubertal Growth

Jose Sanchez, Robert D. Hoppa

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Abstract

Reliable morphological sex estimation in non-adult skeletons continues to be problematic in juvenile osteology. Methodological exploration has...

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A Bioarchaeological Exploration of Adolescent Males at the Eighteenth-Century Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Amy B. Scott, Sarah MacInnes, Nicole Hughes, T. Jessica A. Munkittrick, Alison J. T. Harris, Vaughan Grimes

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Abstract

Using skeletal remains from the eighteenth-century Fortress of Louisbourg, this study aimed to explore whether the adolescent (< 25 years)...

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Eating Like Adults

An Investigation of Dietary Change in Childhood and Adolescence at Portus Romae (Italy, 1st–4th Centuries C.E.)

L. Creighton Avery

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Abstract

Previous isotopic studies of Roman diet for individuals buried at Isola Sacra (first–fourth centuries C.E.; Italy) have focused on variation in...

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Pubertal Timing as a Measure of Health and Well-Being and a Bridge Between Past and Present

Allison C. Ham, Sharon N. DeWitte

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Bioarchaeology is inherently interdisciplinary, but there is room to expand collaboration and dialogue with scholars in other fields,...

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Youth Mobility, Migration, and Health Before and After the Black Death

Mary Lewis, Janet Montgomery

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Migration is driven by the young but despite this, few isotope studies focus on adolescent migrants or the intricate
nature of their...

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