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The Atlantic Roundhouses

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Iron Age in Atlantic Scotland was characterised by the emergence of monumental Atlantic roundhouses including the well-known broch towers. These are among the best preserved settlements in Iron ... More


Wheelhouses

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The characteristic settlement for of the Later Iron Age, from around 100 BC – AD 200 was the wheelhouse; small, elaborately constructed drystone roundhouses that were often half-buried in the ground. ... More


Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Kelly J. Knudson and Christopher M. Stojanowski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book represents an important shift in the interpretation of skeletal remains in the Americas. Until recently, bioarchaeology has focused on interpreting and analyzing populations. The chapters ... More


Vulcan: Skilled Village Craftsman of Ban Chiang, Thailand

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a middle-aged man from Ban Chiang, Thailand (1700-900 B.C.). Carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis from bone apatite and oxygen, carbon and strontium ... More


Written in Stone, Written in Bone: The Osteobiography of a Bronze Age Craftsman from Alalakh

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a man (aged 35–45 years) from Tell Atchana (ancient Alalakh), Turkey (mid-15th-late 14th centuries B.C.E.). Archaeological context and skeletal data ... More


Skull Deformation During the Iron Age in the Trans-Urals and Western Siberia

Svetlana Sharapova and Dmitry Razhev

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents a bioarchaeological study of the widespread practice of skull deformation among the peoples of the Iron Age Sargat culture living in the forest-steppe region of the Trans-Urals ... More


Formative Period Gulf Coast Ceramic Figurines: The Key to Identifying Sex, Gender, and Age Groups in Gulf Coast Olmec Imagery

Billie J. A. Follensbee

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Compared to examining gender, age groups, social political structures, and other such concepts of ancient cultures, looking into how these concepts are incorporated in Gulf Coast Olmec material ... More


Mongolian Origins and Cranio-Morphometric Variability: Neolithic to Mongolian Period

Tumen Dashtseveg

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cranio-morphological variability, using Penrose Shape Distances and subsequent cluster analysis, was examined in order to explore questions concerning the origins and genetic relationships of ancient ... More


Wari Community Organization: Demography, Migration, and Mortuary Treatment

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the age-at-death and sex distributions at all three sites, and the strontium isotope and ancient mtDNA data from Conchopata. Those demographic data are used to reconstruct the ... More


Dental Wear and Oral Health as Indicators of Diet among the Early Qin People: A Case Study from the Xishan Site, Gansu Province

Wei Miao, Wang Tao, Zhao Congcang, Liu Wu, and Wang Changsui

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Qin people played a significant role in the rise and unification of Imperial China. Bioarchaeological investigation of oral health and wear on dental material from the Bronze Age Qin site of ... More


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