About the Authors

Neal Woodman

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing


Affiliations U.S. Geological Survey, Leetown/Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Salima Ikram

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Sociology, Egyptology, and Anthropology, American University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt, Department of Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Joanne Rowland

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Archaeology, School of History, Classics, and Archaeology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.