Monthly Archives: August 2018

Part 2 of Volume 11 of Childhood in the Past is out now!

Eileen M. Murphy shares part of her editorial here. The volume commences with a paper by Mélie Le Roy, Stéphane Rottier and Anne-Marie Tillier that asks: ‘Who was a “Child” During the Neolithic in France?’. The study focuses on juvenile … Continue reading

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Faulty science in DNA analysis of the Atacama ‘alien’ mummy — The Bioarchaeology of Childhood | Sian Halcrow

Our recently published international collaborative research calls into question the skeletal and genomic analysis, and ethics surrounding research into the much publicised alien-like “Atacama mummy”. Here is Forbes coverage written by co-author Kristina Killgrove. Our team published our findings yesterday … Continue reading

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Uncovering childhood in museums

Personal Reflections By Amanda Hoogestraat, Twitter @AmehAnthro On my recent tour of museums in the UK, I saw small reminders of children in the exhibits featuring past societies. Children were obviously a part of every community, but are underrepresented in … Continue reading

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