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Science Advances  09 Jan 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 1, eaau7126
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau7126

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  • Received for publication August 13, 2018
  • Accepted for publication November 30, 2018
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  1. A. Radini1,2,*,
  2. M. Tromp3,4,*,
  3. A. Beach5,
  4. E. Tong6,
  5. C. Speller1,7,
  6. M. McCormick8,9,
  7. J. V. Dudgeon10,11,
  8. M. J. Collins1,12,
  9. F. Rühli13,
  10. R. Kröger6 and
  11. C. Warinner13,14,15,
  1. 1Department of Archaeology, University of York, York YO1 7EP, UK.
  2. 2Department of Oral and Maxillo-facial Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00185, Italy.
  3. 3Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena 07745, Germany.
  4. 4Department of Anatomy, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  5. 5Department of History, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA.
  6. 6Department of Physics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.
  7. 7Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada.
  8. 8Department of History, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
  9. 9Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
  10. 10Department of Anthropology, Idaho State University, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA.
  11. 11Center for Archaeology, Materials and Applied Spectroscopy, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA.
  12. 12Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen 1350, Denmark.
  13. 13Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zürich, Zürich 8057, Switzerland.
  14. 14Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research and the Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA.
  15. 15Department of Archaeogenetics, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena 07745, Germany.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: warinner{at}
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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