A Case of Maternal and Perinatal Death in Neolithic Southern Vietnam, c. 21001050 BCE

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Despite ostensibly elevated rates of young female mortality in the past, believed to be associated with the risks of pregnancy and child birth, surprisingly few cases of pregnant female burials are reported in the bioarchaeological literature. This paper describes and discusses the case of a young female who died and was interred with an unborn full-term… (More)

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