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Diet, subsistence and health: a bioarchaeological analysis of Chongos, Perú
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
It is possible to assess important archaeological questions about prehistoric individuals and groups, learning a great deal about their lives through bioarchaeological analysis of human skeletal remains. This dissertation ...
Habitual subsistence practices among prehistoric Andean populations: fishers and farmers
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This research tested the hypothesis that it is possible to differentiate fishers from farmers using muscle marker patterns. Muscle markers are imprints (tuberosities, grooves, and/or bony projections) left on the skeleton ...
The validity of morphological features and osteological markers in reconstructing habitual activities
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Bony morphological features have been used to reflect biomechanical behavioral patterns among archaeological populations. Of most recent ones is the anterior femoral curvature (AFC). It has been proposed as a valid indicator ...