Early Europeans bottle-fed babies with animal milk — The Bioarchaeology of Childhood | Sian Halcrow

Published in Nature News and Views The foods used to supplement or replace breast milk in infants’ diets in prehistoric times aren’t fully understood. The finding that ancient feeding vessels from Europe had residues of animal milk offers a clue. Small pottery vessels, sometimes with animal-like forms (Fig. 1), containing a spout through which liquid […] […]

Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past conference programme out now

We are delighted to announce the SSCIP 2019 Conference Programme hosted by the University of Sheffield. Also, for those of you who are yet to register, please note that registration is still open and will remain open until the 30th of September 2019. Please find the link for registration below. https://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-arts-and-humanities/archaeology/rebels-without-a-cause-accessing-and-exploring-adolescentsadolescence-in-the-past If anyone has any […]