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Book: The Neolithisation of Denmark

Chapter: Population Plasticity in Stone Age Denmark

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.22706


Denmark is one of the richest regions in Europe as concerns skeletal remains from the Mesolithic and Early Neolithic. Temporal changes in size, shape and health status are interpreted as adaptations of the indigenous population to a new subsistence.

Chapter Contributors

  • Pia Bennike ( - pbennike) 'Laboratory of Biological Anthropology University of Copenhagen Blegdamsvej 3 DK-2200 Copenhagen Denmark'
  • Verner Alexandersen ( - Alexandersen16980356)