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Diet, Health and Agriculture : The Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age Example of Abbekås, Southern Sweden

Tornberg, Anna LU (2013) In Lund Archaeological Review 19. p.7-18
Abstract
Diet and health during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Scandinavia have never been under systematic study. Still, high statures have been reported from osteologists, statures

that indicate good health. This article is based on a pilot study examining health changes in relation to dietary changes due to intensified agriculture and the possible Secondary Products

Revolution as discussed by Sherratt in the early 1980s. Several different bioarchaeological methods for investigating health are applied to the Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age graves

of Abbekås, southernmost Sweden, showing several parameters connected to health and viewing tendencies of health changes possibly connected to an agricultural... (More)
Diet and health during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Scandinavia have never been under systematic study. Still, high statures have been reported from osteologists, statures

that indicate good health. This article is based on a pilot study examining health changes in relation to dietary changes due to intensified agriculture and the possible Secondary Products

Revolution as discussed by Sherratt in the early 1980s. Several different bioarchaeological methods for investigating health are applied to the Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age graves

of Abbekås, southernmost Sweden, showing several parameters connected to health and viewing tendencies of health changes possibly connected to an agricultural intensification. (Less)
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Late Neolithic, Early Bronze Age, Abbekås, Secondary Products Revolution, Health, Bioarchaeology, Osteology, Dental Health, Stature, Trauma
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7 - 18
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Institute of Archaeology, University of Lund
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that indicate good health. This article is based on a pilot study examining health changes in relation to dietary changes due to intensified agriculture and the possible Secondary Products<br/><br>
Revolution as discussed by Sherratt in the early 1980s. Several different bioarchaeological methods for investigating health are applied to the Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age graves<br/><br>
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  author       = {Tornberg, Anna},
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  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {7--18},
  publisher    = {Institute of Archaeology, University of Lund},
  series       = {Lund Archaeological Review},
  title        = {Diet, Health and Agriculture : The Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age Example of Abbekås, Southern Sweden},
  volume       = {19},
  year         = {2013},
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