Ronika Power

Associate Professor

20042020
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Research Outputs 2004 2019

2019

Becoming Osiris: restoration and elite emulation of a mummy from Late New Kingdom Egypt

Sowada, K., Power, R., Jacobsen, G., Murphy, T., Bertuch, F., Jenkinson, A., Carruthers, J. & Magnussen, J. S., 4 Jun 2019, (Submitted) In : Antiquity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Human mobility and identity: variation, diet and migration in relation to the Garamantes of Fazzan

Power, R. K., Nikita, E., Mattingly, D. J., Mirazón Lahr, M. & O'Connell, T. C., 2019, Burials, migration and identity in the ancient Sahara and beyond. Gatto, M. C., Mattingly, D. J., Ray, N. & Sterry, M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 134-161 28 p. (Trans-Saharan Archaeology; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Human Mobility
Diet
Sahara
Economic History
Cemetery

Human skeletal material

Power, R. K. & Haour, A., 2019, Two thousand years in Dendi, Northern Benin: archaeology, history and memory. Haour, A. (ed.). Leiden ; Boston: Brill, p. 254-279 26 p. (Journal of African Archaeology Monograph Series; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Island questions: the chronology of the Brochtorff Circle at Xagħra, Gozo, and its significance for the Neolithic sequence on Malta

Malone, C., Cutajar, N., McLaughlin, T. R., Mercieca-Spiteri, B., Pace, A., Power, R. K., Stoddart, S., Sultana, S., Bronk Ramsey, C., Dunbar, E., Bayliss, A., Healy, F. & Whittle, A., Aug 2019, In : Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. 11, 8, p. 4251-4306 56 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Malta
funeral
cemetery
Maltese
social development

Recycled blessings: an investigative case study of a rewrapped Egyptian votive mummy using novel and established 3D imaging techniques

Raymond, C. A., Bevitt, J., Tristant, Y., Power, R. K., Lanati, A. W., Davey, C. J., Magnussen, J. S. & Clark, S. M., Oct 2019, In : Archaeometry. 61, 5, p. 1160-1174 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

artifact
animal
Computed Tomography
Votive
Mummies
2018

Child, infant and foetal burials in the Egyptian archaeological record: exploring cultural capacities from the Predynastic to Middle Kingdom Periods (ca. 4400-1650 BC)

Power, R., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Childhood in Antiquity: Perspectives and Experiences of Childhood in the Ancient Mediterranean. Beaumont, L., Dillon, M. & Harrington, N. (eds.). Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, (Rewriting Antiquity).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Comparative study: X-ray and neutron CT on a mummified votive offering

Raymond, C., Bevitt, J., Tristant, Y., Power, R. K., Lanati, A., Davey, C. J., Magnussen, J. S. & Clark, S. M., 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Neutron
Comparative Study
Votive Offerings
Computed Tomography
Animals

Death and Life in Neolithic Malta: Revisiting the Xaghra Hypogeum

Malone, C. (ed.), Stoddart, S. (ed.) & Power, R. (ed.), 2018, (In preparation) Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

Identification of dermestid beetle modification on Neolithic Maltese human bone: implications for funerary practices at the Xemxija Tombs

Thompson, J. E., Martín-Vega, D., Buck, L. T., Power, R. K., Stoddart, S. & Malone, C., 2018, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 22, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Maltese
Malta
chamber
funeral
ecology

The social implications of death in prehistoric Malta

Malone, C., McLaughlin, R., Mercieca-Spiteri, B., Parkinson, E., Power, R., Stock, J., Stoddart, S. & Thompson, J., 2018, Gathered in death: archaeological and ethnological perspectives on collective burial and social organisation. Schmitt, A., Déderix, S. & Crevecoeur, I. (eds.). Louvain: Presses Universitaires de Louvain (PUL), p. 125-140 16 p. (Aegis; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Who were the Nataruk people? Mandibular morphology among late Pleistocene and early Holocene fisher-forager populations of West Turkana (Kenya)

Mounier, A., Correia, M. A., Rivera, F., Crivellaro, F., Power, R., Jeffery, J., Wilshaw, A., Foley, R. A. & Mirazón Lahr, M., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 121, p. 235-253 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kenya
Holocene
Pleistocene
Eastern Africa
fossil
2016

Contesting the massacre at Nataruk Reply

Lahr, M. M., Rivera, F., Power, R. K., Mounier, A., Copsey, B., Crivellaro, F., Edung, J. E., Maillo Fernandez, J. M., Kiarie, C., Lawrence, J., Leakey, A., Mbua, E., Miller, H., Muigai, A., Mukhongo, D. M., Van Baelen, A., Wood, R., Schwenninger, J. L., Grün, R., Achyuthan, H. & 2 othersWilshaw, A. & Foley, R. A., 23 Nov 2016, In : Nature. 539, 7630, p. E10-E11 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

From refuse to rebirth: repositioning the pot burial in the Egyptian archaeological record

Power, R. K. & Tristant, Y., 1 Dec 2016, In : Antiquity. 90, 354, p. 1474-1488 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

funeral
infant
poverty
Rebirth
Pot

Inter-group violence among early Holocene hunter-gatherers of West Turkana, Kenya

Lahr, M. M., Rivera, F., Power, R. K., Mounier, A., Copsey, B., Crivellaro, F., Edung, J. E., Fernandez, J. M. M., Kiarie, C., Lawrence, J., Leakey, A., Mbua, E., Miller, H., Muigai, A., Mukhongo, D. M., Van Baelen, A., Wood, R., Schwenninger, J. L., Grün, R., Achyuthan, H. & 2 othersWilshaw, A. & Foley, R. A., 20 Jan 2016, In : Nature. 529, 7586, p. 394-398 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kenya
Violence
Burial
Lakes
Skeleton
2014

Strangers in a strange land: the ancient Egyptian mummies of Macquarie University

Tristant, Y., Magnussen, J., Ryan, E., Carruthers, J., Donovan, L., Fazzolari, A., Rochecouste, O. & Power, R., 2014, p. 38. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

museum
reconstruction
interdisciplinary research
methodology
antiquity
2011

Building bridges: A practical guide to developing and implementing a subject-specific peer-to-peer academic mentoring program for first-year higher education students

Power, R. K., Miles, B. B., Peruzzi, A. & Voerman, A., 2011, In : Asian Social Science. 7, 11, p. 75-80 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mentoring
first-year student
education
student
networking

Differential infant and child mortality and morbidity in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Schutkowski, H. & Power, R., 2011, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 144, Supplement 52, p. 267-267 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Human remains from twelve years of excavation in Sidon, Lebanon

Ogden, A. R., Anderson, A., Hofbauer, H., Keefe, K., Mikulski, R., Power, R. & Schutkowski, H., 2011, In : Archaeology and history in the Lebanon. 34-35, p. 226-235 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

2010

Differential infant and child mortality and morbidity in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Power, R. & Schutkowski, H., 2010, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. p. 192-192 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

morbidity
infant
mortality
sex ratio
infant mortality
2008

Stranger in a strange land [exhibition curatorship]

Power, R., 2008

Research output: Non-traditional research outputCuratorshipResearch

2004