Research Materials (Anthropology)
This collection contains unpublished research literature (grey literature) and other items associated with research from the Department of Anthropology.
Items in this Collection
- 2Ancient Egypt
- 2Dental disease
- 2Roman archaeology
- 1Dental anthropology
Extensive excavations at Tell er-Rubca (ancient Mendes) have documented aspects of the city's political and cultic significance and its development over several millennia, but much less is known about the inhabitants of the city themselves. This paper presents an analysis of dental health as...
Occlusal macrowear, antemortem tooth loss, and temporomandibular joint arthritis at Predynastic NaqadaDownload
This paper is based on the results of an examination of crania and mandibles from three cemeteries at Predynastic Naqada, which were excavated by Petrie in 1895. These remains are curated as part of the Duckworth Collection at the University of Cambridge. Patterns of occlusal macrowear,...
Report on the Human Remains from the Sodo Tumuli and Circolo I and from Terontola Examined at the MAEC in May, 2010Download
This report presents the results of the examination of Roman-period skeletal remains of 13 individuals from the Sodo Tumuli, plus one intrusive burial at Circolo I (now on display in the Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca e della Città di Cortona), and one individual from Terontola. Largely due to...
Excavations at the archaeological site of Harappa, Pakistan in 1987 and 1988 uncovered the remains of at least 92 adults, although only 19 were complete skeletons in primary contexts. One additional adult skeleton, excavated in 1967 and displayed in the Harappa Museum, also was examined. This...
Tiptoeing through the rest of his life: A functional adaptation to a legshortened by femoral neck fractureDownload
Salvage excavation of a Roman cemetery (1st–2nd century CE) at the site of ancient Erculam (region ofCampania), Italy, yielded the skeleton of an older male with a healed fracture of the femoral neck thatreduced the femoral neck angle and resulted in leg shortening. The right foot shows bony...