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Dietary analysis of archaeological hair samples from Peru
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This research determined whether diet is distinguishable from diagenesis through trace element analysis of hair samples from ancient inhabitants of Peru. Factor scores were associated with meat, vegetables and grains, salt, ...
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)
of habitual and/or strenuous activities. It is assumed that populations engaged in different forms of subsistence will express characteristic muscle marker patterns. This hypothesis was tested by analyzing a series of 60 variables collected from 145 (70 male...