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The abrasion of modern and archaeological bones by mobile sediments: the importance of transport modes
Abstract Fresh, weathered, archaeological and fossilized bones were subjected to a series of abrasion experiments using fine sand in an annular flume in order to link bone-surface abrasion to flow… Expand
Entangled lives: Implications of the developmental origins of health and disease hypothesis for bioarchaeology and the life course.
- R. Gowland
- Sociology, Medicine
- American journal of physical anthropology
- 1 December 2015
Epidemiological research since the 1980s has highlighted the consequences of early life adversity, particularly during gestation and early infancy, for adult health (the "Barker hypothesis"). The… Expand
A Bayesian approach to ageing perinatal skeletal material from archaeological sites : implications for the evidence for infanticide in Roman-Britain.
The skeletal remains of substantial numbers of perinatal human infants have been excavated from within a variety of archaeological contexts dating to the Romano-British period. It has been argued… Expand
Occupational Mobility in 19th Century Rural England: The Interpretation of Entheseal Changes
Identified skeletal collections have been widely used to test methods for recording entheseal changes (EC). These studies have all used the occupation provided with the death certificate or… Expand
Morbidity in the marshes: using spatial epidemiology to investigate skeletal evidence for Malaria in Anglo-Saxon England (AD 410-1050).
Concerns over climate change and its potential impact on infectious disease prevalence have contributed to a resurging interest in malaria in the past. A wealth of historical evidence indicates that… Expand
Detecting plague: palaeodemographic characterisation of a catastrophic death assemblage
The archaeological definition of a plague should be possible from skeletal populations, because the age profile of a population afflicted by a catastrophe will be different to that of a community… Expand
Sex determination of human remains from peptides in tooth enamel
- N. A. Stewart, R. F. Gerlach, R. Gowland, K. J. Gron, J. Montgomery
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 11 December 2017
Significance The ability to assign biological sex to human skeletal remains is a fundamental requirement in archaeology, paleoanthropology, and medico-legal sciences. While DNA sequencing can be… Expand
Playing Dead: Implications of Mortuary Evidence for the Social Construction of Childhood in Roman Britain
- R. Gowland
- 29 March 2001
Age as an aspect of social identity in fourth-to-sixth- century AD England : the archaeological funerary evidence
- R. Gowland
Identifying migrants in Roman London using lead and strontium stable isotopes.
The ancient settlement of Londinium (London) has long been characterized as a major commercial and bureaucratic centre of the Roman province of Britain (Britannia). Primary source information… Expand