Finding Vikings with Isotope Analysis: The View from Wet and Windy Islands

@inproceedings{Montgomery2014FindingVW,
  title={Finding Vikings with Isotope Analysis: The View from Wet and Windy Islands},
  author={Janet Montgomery and Vaughan Grimes and Jo Buckberry and Jane Evans and Michael P. Richards and James H. Barrett},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract Identifying people of exotic origins with isotopes depends upon finding isotopic attributes that are inconsistent with the indigenous population. This task is seldom straightforward and may vary with physical geography, through time, and with cultural practices. Isotopes and trace elements were measured in four Viking Age (8th to 10th centuries A.D.) skeletons from Dublin, Ireland, and three from Westness, Orkney. These were compared with other data from these locations and… 

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