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Strontium isotope analysis on cremated human remains from Stonehenge support links with west Wales

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Cremated human remains from Stonehenge provide direct evidence on the life of those few select individuals buried at this iconic Neolithic monument. The practice of cremation has, however, precluded the application of strontium isotope analysis of tooth enamel as the standard chemical approach to study their origin. New developments in strontium isotopic analysis of cremated bone reveal that at least 10 of the 25 cremated individuals analysed did not spend their lives on the Wessex chalk on w...

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10.1038/s41598-018-28969-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
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ORCID:
0000-0001-8387-4499
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Philippe Wiener - Maurice Anspach Foundation More from this funder
Vrije Universiteit Brussel More from this funder
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
10790
Publication date:
2018-08-02
Acceptance date:
2018-06-28
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EISSN:
2045-2322
ISSN:
2045-2322
Pmid:
30072719
Source identifiers:
896609
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English
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2018-08-08

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