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A New Application of the Bioarchaeology of Care Approach: A Case Study from the Metal Period, the Philippines

Vlok, Melandri; Paz, Victor; Crozier, R; Oxenham, Marc

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A case of disability in the Metal Period of the Philippines, likely requiring healthcare from others, is presented to explore aspects of group dynamics in this period of antiquity. B243, a middle-aged man excavated from the Napa site in the central Philippines, suffered severe trauma to the right leg resulting in considerable restrictions to mobility and self-maintenance of survival-related behaviours such as food provision and hygiene. It is likely that B243 required assistance from others to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231126
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.2588

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