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A bioarchaeological analysis of oral and physiological health on the south coast of New Guinea

Kinaston, Rebecca L; Roberts, Georgia L; Buckley, Hallie R; Oxenham, Marc


OBJECTIVES The south coast of New Guinea has a complex prehistory known for its exchange systems that linked distinct cultural groups living along the coast, inland, and on offshore islands. Here we compare the palaeohealth of two relatively contemporaneous skeletal samples from the south coast of New Guinea (850-200 BP) that were from two ecologically different sites (one inland and one offshore island) and likely represent distinct cultural groups. We aim to elucidate health patterns that may...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-07
Type: Journal article
Source: American journal of physical anthropology
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22978


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