New publication: Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age Skeletal Remains

Posted on 9 May 2019

Dr Paola Ponce finds evidence of dental disease, trauma, joint disease and metabolic disease in human remains at a West Sussex site

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A York archaeologist has contributed to a new monograph.

Paola Ponce, of the Department of Archaeology, analysed a human skeleton from archaeological excavations conducted on the Manhood Peninsula, in Selsey, West Sussex. The remains were found on Earnley Beach, and dated to the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age. Dr Ponce's analysis revealed that the skeleton was that of an adult male, 18+ years of age, showing evidence of having suffered from dental disease, trauma, joint disease and metabolic disease.

The monograph was produced by Archaeology South-East (UCL) and published by SpoilHeap. The editors of the monograph were Pip Stephenson and Kristina Krawiec.

Ponce P. (2019). Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age Skeletal Remains. In: A View from the Edge. Archaeological Investigation on the Manhood Peninsula, Selsey for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme. Stephenson P. Krawiec K. (eds) SpoilHeap Monograph N°20, p480-482