Correction to Redfern et al. (2017) ‘Written in Bone’: New discoveries about the lives of Roman Londoners, Britannia 48, 253–77


In 2017, ancient DNA analysis of the Harper Road burial from Southwark (London) found that the individual had male chromosomes. Now analysis has discovered that the individual had female chromosomes, data which match the osteological estimation of sex and the interpretation of the grave-goods.

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Journal Britannia
Volume 54
Pages 327-331
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