Chapter

Sew Long?

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780813038070
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0010
Sew Long?

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This chapter presents the osteobiography of a woman from the early Christian ruins of Polis Chrysochous (7th-11th century A.D.). The grave goods associated with her and activity-induced skeletal and dental changes are consistent with occupational stress attributed to tailors.

Keywords: Osteobiography; Polis Chrysochous; Activity-induced pathology; Squatting facets; Seamstress's fingers; Disto-lingual grooves; Cyprus; Princeton University Expedition to Polis Chrysochous

Chapter.  3572 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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