Child Health in the Crusader Period Inhabitants of Tel Jezreel, Israel

  title={Child Health in the Crusader Period Inhabitants of Tel Jezreel, Israel},
  author={Piers D. Mitchell},
  pages={37 - 44}
Abstract This study assesses the state of health of children from the medieval Christian population living at Tel Jezreel, when it was known as Parvum Gerinum. This is the first ever project to investigate health at a farming village in the Frankish States of the Latin East during the crusader period. In consequence, the findings at a population level are of particular importance. Analysis of the skeletal remains of fifty children allowed determination of the age when each died. This shows that… Expand
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