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dc.contributor.authorOgden, Alan R.*
dc.contributor.authorSchutkowski, Holger*
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-11T14:36:44Z
dc.date.available2009-12-11T14:36:44Z
dc.date.issued2004
dc.identifier.citationOgden A and Schutkowski H (2004) Human Remains from Middle Bronze Age Burials at Sidon, Lebanon: the 2001 Season. Levant. 36: 159-166.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/4057
dc.descriptionNoen
dc.description.abstractThis report is concerned with fragmented skeletal remains dating to the Middle Bronze Age that were excavated in the 2001 campaign at Sidon, Lebanon. From 19 discrete burial units a total of 31 individuals were identifiedand assessed as to their biological characteristics. The majority of adults who could be sexed were male, many of them strongly built. The overall age distribution in this sample is characterised by a pattern commonly found in prehistoric assemblages, with high mortality during infancy and early childhood and a peak in adult mortality during early adulthood. There is a conspicuous occurrence of unusual dental traits. Jar burials, all found with remains of sub-adult individuals, represent a burial practice applied to children of a wide age range. Many burials are associated with faunal remains, mostly of sheep or goats, but also of large ungulates.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectBurialen
dc.subjectBronze Ageen
dc.subjectLebanonen
dc.subjectMortalityen
dc.subjectAsiaen
dc.subjectAnthropologyen
dc.subjectCeramicsen
dc.subjectSkeletonen
dc.titleHuman Remains from Middle Bronze Age Burials at Sidon, Lebanon: the 2001 Seasonen
dc.status.refereedYesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.type.versionNo full-text in the repositoryen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1179/lev.2004.36.1.159


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