Published: 2018-08-29

Bioarchaeological Analyses of Nasca “Trophy” Head Individuals from the Site of Zorropata, Las Trancas Valley, Peru (450–1000 C.E.)

Corina M. Kellner, Sarah L. Kerchusky, Danielle Dillon, C. Loren Buck, Frank C. Ramos
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The acquisition, modification, and curation of heads was endemic in the ancient Andes, especially among the Nasca (1–650 C.E.) on the south...

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Exploring Femoral Neck-Shaft Angle Alterations in Post-Medieval Children with Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets

Rachel Ives, Karen Swan, Louise Humphrey

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The femoral neck-shaft angle (NSA) can adapt to the early onset of habitual but changeable loading behaviors, such as sitting, crawling,...

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The Impact of Clubfoot

A Holistic, Paleopathological Case Study from Bronze Age Thailand Using the Bioarchaeology of Care Framework

Kate Domett, Alana Colbert, Nigel Chang
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A detailed study of a young adult male burial from Bronze Age Thailand has revealed a series of significant pathological lesions, which, when...

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Urban Beings

A Bioarchaeological Approach to Socioeconomic Status, Cribra Orbitalia, Porotic Hyperostosis, Linear Enamel Hypoplasia, and Sinusitis in the Early-Modern Northern Low Countries (A.D. 1626–1850)

Maia Casna, Sarah A. Schrader
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Starting from the twelfth century, the Netherlands experienced substantial socioeconomic change. Several towns expanded in terms of size and...

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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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