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Title: Social differentiation and diet in Early Anglo-Saxon England: Stable isotope analysis of archaeological human and animal remains
Author: Hull, Bradley Douglas
ISNI:       0000 0000 6002 1568
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2008
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The stable isotope values of the early Anglo-Saxons (410-700 AD) in Britain are used to assess dietary variability across a culture group. A total of 801 bone collagen samples from 15 inhumation cemeteries and 4 settlements were analysed for stable isotopes. The universality of human diet in a single cultural group, in the same time period, at a variety of sites is questioned. To address this issue, stable isotope results from Anglo-Saxon inhumations were compared with six different types of burial evidence: sex, age, height, body position, grave orientation and grave goods.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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