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“Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story”. Egyptian bioarchaeology and ancient identities

“Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story”. Egyptian bioarchaeology and ancient identities
“Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story”. Egyptian bioarchaeology and ancient identities
Bioarchaeology is more than “just” the study of the biological aspects of archaeology. It is more than “just” paleopathology, although this is frequently how the wider community views osteoarchaeology or bioarchaeology (Perry 2007). Bioarchaeology is the study of people who lived in the past, carried out using archaeology, but with a framework situated within, and developed from, biological methods. The key word is “people” as it is the people, or more specifically the individuals themselves, who are too often forgotten, or “lost”, in the broader whole.
978-90-8890-287-1
157-167
Sidestone Press
Zakrzewski, Sonia R.
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Ikram, Salima
Kaiser, Jessica
Walker, Roxie
Zakrzewski, Sonia R.
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Ikram, Salima
Kaiser, Jessica
Walker, Roxie

Zakrzewski, Sonia R. (2015) “Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story”. Egyptian bioarchaeology and ancient identities. In, Ikram, Salima, Kaiser, Jessica and Walker, Roxie (eds.) Egyptian Bioarchaeology: Humans, Animals, and the Environment. Sidestone Press, pp. 157-167.

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Bioarchaeology is more than “just” the study of the biological aspects of archaeology. It is more than “just” paleopathology, although this is frequently how the wider community views osteoarchaeology or bioarchaeology (Perry 2007). Bioarchaeology is the study of people who lived in the past, carried out using archaeology, but with a framework situated within, and developed from, biological methods. The key word is “people” as it is the people, or more specifically the individuals themselves, who are too often forgotten, or “lost”, in the broader whole.

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Published date: January 2015
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 373275
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/373275
ISBN: 978-90-8890-287-1
PURE UUID: cee2bea5-9768-4b31-a47f-0cc464d553e7
ORCID for Sonia R. Zakrzewski: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1796-065X

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Date deposited: 13 Jan 2015 13:58
Last modified: 25 Jul 2019 00:35

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Editor: Salima Ikram
Editor: Jessica Kaiser
Editor: Roxie Walker

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