The Shanidar cave Proto-Neolithic human population: Aspects of demography and paleopathology

  title={The Shanidar cave Proto-Neolithic human population: Aspects of demography and paleopathology},
  author={Anagnostis P. Agelarakis},
  journal={Human Evolution},
This paper presents bio-anthropological data concerning the Shanidar cave, Proto-Neolithic, Homo sapiens population at the dawn of sedentary life in SW Asia. It was proposed that changes in human organizational systems and perceived environmental contexts, as reflected by ecofacts and tool assemblages, indicating the intensification of harvesting of resources during this Proto-Neolithic cultural component, could have altered existing interrelationships between pathogens, vectors, and human… 

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