Reconstructing infant weaning histories at Roman period Kellis, Egypt using stable isotope analysis of dentition.

  title={Reconstructing infant weaning histories at Roman period Kellis, Egypt using stable isotope analysis of dentition.},
  author={T. Dupras and M. Tocheri},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={134 1},
  • T. Dupras, M. Tocheri
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Studies of infant feeding and weaning patterns in past populations that rely on a cross-sectional approach must make the assumption that no infant mortality bias exists. Previous investigations of infant weaning patterns at the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, relied on cross-sectional isotope data. In this study, we re-examine this weaning pattern, using a simulated longitudinal approach, which does not require any assumptions regarding potential infant mortality biases. This involves examining the… CONTINUE READING
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