Growing Old in the Industrial Age
Aging, Health, and Social Identity in Elderly Women (Eighteenth–Nineteenth Centuries A.D.)
The elderly have been neglected within bioarchaeological discourse, partly due to limitations in current osteological techniques for identifying...
Exploring Intersectional Identities and Geographic Origins in Ancient Nubia at Tombos, Sudan
As part of an intersectional investigation of changes in identity and lifeways during sociopolitical changes in the ancient Nile Valley,...
Multi-tissue Analysis of Breastfeeding and Weaning in Iron Age (Seventh–Fourth c. B.C.) South ItalyAbstract
In this study, we investigate breastfeeding and weaning patterns using stable isotope analysis of multiple
tissues—deciduous and permanent...
Assessing the Impact of Holocene Climate Change on Bioavailable Strontium Within the Nile River Valley
Geochemical and Radiogenic Isotope Perspectives
The impact of the climate drying during the Holocene within the Nile River Valley System (NRVS) has been the focus of recent debate in the...
Trauma and Violence in Medieval Poland
An Intersectional Analysis
The concept of intersectionality was developed by Black feminist scholars to explore how multiple identities of an individual interact with and...
Emerging Adolescence in Bioarchaeology: Current Status and Potential Development
A Bioarchaeological Exploration of Adolescent Males at the Eighteenth-Century Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Using skeletal remains from the eighteenth-century Fortress of Louisbourg, this study aimed to explore whether the adolescent (< 25 years)...
Eating Like Adults
An Investigation of Dietary Change in Childhood and Adolescence at Portus Romae (Italy, 1st–4th Centuries C.E.)
Previous isotopic studies of Roman diet for individuals buried at Isola Sacra (first–fourth centuries C.E.; Italy) have focused on variation in...
Is Adulthood Required? Examining the Accuracy of Pelvic Sex Estimation Throughout Pubertal Growth
Reliable morphological sex estimation in non-adult skeletons continues to be problematic in juvenile osteology. Methodological exploration has...
Youth Mobility, Migration, and Health Before and After the Black Death
Migration is driven by the young but despite this, few isotope studies focus on adolescent migrants or the intricate nature of their movement....
Pubertal Timing as a Measure of Health and Well-Being and a Bridge Between Past and Present
Bioarchaeology is inherently interdisciplinary, but there is room to expand collaboration and dialogue with scholars in other fields,...
Back(bone) to the Future: Bioarchaeology of Climate Change
Desert Dust and City Smoke
Investigating the Impact of Urbanization and Aridification on the Prevalence of Pulmonary/ Pleural Inflammation in the Middle Nile Valley (2500 B.C. to 1500 A.D.)
This study investigates the impact of urbanization and aridification on prevalence rates of lower respiratory tract disease in archaeological...