Isotope analysis and radiocarbon dating of human remains from El-Zuma

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Abstract

The author presents here the results of carbon (ẟ13C),oxygen (ẟ18O) and strontium (87Sr/86Sr) isotope analysisof human tooth enamel, which has been used to identifypotential migrants and shed light on the diet of the ancientpopulation of El-Zuma during the post-Meroitic/EarlyMakuria period (c. AD 350–600).

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarly Makuria research project
Subtitle of host publication El-Zuma cemetery
EditorsMahmoud El-Tayeb, Ewa Czyzewska-Zalewska
PublisherBrill
Chapter7
Pages220-227
Number of pages8
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9789004433755
ISBN (Print)9789004433748
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameHarvard Egyptological Studies
PublisherBrill
Volume13