Childhood Health in the Roman World: Perspectives from the Centre and Margin of the Empire

@inproceedings{Gowland2010ChildhoodHI,
  title={Childhood Health in the Roman World: Perspectives from the Centre and Margin of the Empire},
  author={Rebecca L. Gowland and R C Redfern},
  year={2010}
}
AbstractVery few studies to date have presented contextualised interpretations of bioarchaeological evidence from Roman urban environments. This paper compares and contrasts the osteological data for childhood health from two urban centres, one at the centre and the other at the margins of the Roman Empire – Rome and London. We synthesise recently published and newly recorded data on childhood indicators of physiological stress (e.g. cribra orbitalia and enamel hypoplasias) from both sites… CONTINUE READING

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