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Science Advances  05 Sep 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 9, eaao1262
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao1262

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vol. 4 no. 9

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  • Received for publication June 17, 2017
  • Accepted for publication May 31, 2018

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  1. Niall O’Sullivan1,2,3,*,
  2. Cosimo Posth2,4,
  3. Valentina Coia1,
  4. Verena J. Schuenemann4,5,,
  5. T. Douglas Price6,
  6. Joachim Wahl7,8,
  7. Ron Pinhasi3,9,
  8. Albert Zink1,*,
  9. Johannes Krause2,4,* and
  10. Frank Maixner1,*
  1. 1Institute for Mummy Studies, EURAC Research, Viale Druso 1, 39100 Bolzano, Italy.
  2. 2Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Kahlaische Strasse 10, 07745 Jena, Germany.
  3. 3School of Archaeology and Earth Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland.
  4. 4Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tübingen, Rümelinstrasse 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany.
  5. 5Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Paleoecology, Palaeoanthropology, University of Tübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany.
  6. 6Laboratory for Archaeological Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA.
  7. 7State Office for Cultural Heritage Management Baden-Württemberg, Osteology, D-78467 Konstanz, Germany.
  8. 8Institute for Archaeological Sciences, Palaeoanthropology, University of Tübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany.
  9. 9Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: niall.o-sullivan{at} (N.O.); krause{at} (J.K.); albert.zink{at} (A.Z.); frank.maixner{at} (F.M.)
  • Present address: Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland.


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