Sulphur isotopes in palaeodietary studies: a review and results from a controlled feeding experiment

@article{Richards2003SulphurII,
  title={Sulphur isotopes in palaeodietary studies: a review and results from a controlled feeding experiment},
  author={Michael P. Richards and Benjamin T. Fuller and Matt Sponheimer and Todd F. Robinson and Linda K. Ayliffe},
  journal={International Journal of Osteoarchaeology},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={37-45}
}
Recent advances in mass spectrometry now allow relatively routine measurements of sulphur isotopes (δ 34 S) in small samples (>10 mg) of tissue from archaeological human, plant, and faunal samples. δ 34 S values of human and faunal bone collagen can indicate residence or migration and can provide palaeodietary information. Here we present a review of applications of sulphur isotopes to archaeological materials, and we also present preliminary results from one of the few controlled feeding… Expand

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