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Bioarchaeology and Behavior – The People of the Ancient Near East - Florida Scholarship Online
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Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Megan A. Perry


The volume presents a broad array of bioarchaeological techniques that can illuminate the lives of individuals in the eastern Mediterranean and Near East and the promise of bioarchaeological research in this region. The authors present their results in a contextualized manner, considering a region's unique geographic, cultural, and historical situation throughout antiquity. The book's organization around specific research topics (mortuary practices and society, population movement and migration, health, disease, and diet), rather than specific methods, emphasizes the problem-oriented nature of ... More

Keywords: Near East, bioarchaeology, isotopes, paleopathology, mortuary practices, musculoskeletal markers, dental microwear

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813042299
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813042299.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Megan A. Perry, editor

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