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Anatomy & Biological Anthropology
In this study, the case of the burial of a couple with their perinatal child in a cemetery from the Joseon period (Eunpyeong site) of South Korea was examined. In archaeological populations, high mortality rates of young females are often associated with problems related to pregnancy and childbirth. However, discoveries of pregnant women and fetal skeletons are very rare in archaeological research. Here, we report the case of a burial of a pregnant female and her perinatal child from a Joseondoi:10.11637/aba.2019.32.2.69 fatcat:w4jxk7gnkbbwxnvsqrmp64onl4