Wenxin Zhang

Thesis title: Violence and conflicts along the ancient Silk Road: A bioarchaeological research on the human remains unearthed from cemeteries in Early Iron Age to Han (1,000 BC-200 AD), northwestern China

Background

I graduated from Jilin University, China with a Master's degree in Archaeology in 2018. Now I am doing my PhD research on violence and conflict between populations in Early Iron Age Xinjiang region, northwestern China through osteoarchaeological observation.

Research summary

Human osteoarchaeology

Current research interests

violence and conflict of ancient populations through trauma pattern

Past research interests

dietary reconstruction based on tooth wear and oral health