ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.
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'Bush H, Stirland A, 1991: Romano-British Decapitation Burials: A Comparison of Osteological Evidence and Burial Ritual from Two Cemeteries. Anthropologie (Brno) 29, 3: 205-210'.
 
Abstract
Fifty-six 1st to 4th centrury British cemeteries show evidence for decapitation; twenty-six of these cemeteries are apparently late Roman. Evidence from two such will be presented: of the 421 individuals from Cirencester, at least nine given evidence for the employment of different methods of decapitation, which will be described, and possible explanations for the ritual will be offered.
 
Keywords
Romano-British - Cirencester - Ashton - Decapitation
 
 
 
 

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