Infanticide or demographic expectation?: the curious abundance of children's remains in the Iron Age necropolis at Kopila Hillfort, Korčula, Croatia
Most archaeological sites yield few sub-adult remains and when recovered they are often too poorly preserved for analysis. A lack of children in the archaeological record limits our perspective on variation in human growth and development and the history of children in the past. In this context, the high representation of children in the abundant collection of remains from a Late Iron Age Illyrian necropolis on the island of Korčula, Croatia is somewhat curious and a remarkable resource. Is this curious pattern the result of an unusual preservation pattern, differential burial practices, or ...
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