publication . Article . 2021

The Mogou Bioarchaeology Project: Exploring health in the Chinese Bronze Age

Jenna M. Dittmar; Elizabeth S. Berger; Ruilin Mao; Hui Wang; Hui-Yuan Yeh;
  • Published: 26 Apr 2021
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Bioarchaeological research provides unique insights on human adaptation, diet, lifestyle, and epidemiology. The Mogou Bioarchaeology Project explores how health was affected by the Bronze Age transition in Northwest China. Preliminary results reveal that the inhabitants experienced substantial physiological stress, infectious disease, and lethal trauma.
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