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The warriors of the steppes: osteological evidence of warfare and violence from Pazyryk tumuli in the Mongolian Altai
Skeletal remains of Pazyryk warriors unearthed in a recent archaeological excavation in the Mongolian Altai offer a unique opportunity for verifying ancient histories of warfare and violence given byExpand
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DNA sequences of Mycobacterium leprae recovered from ancient bones.
The use of DNA techniques to detect pathogenic agents in ancient remains has exponentially increased recently. Reports include detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis , Treponema pallidum , YersiniaExpand
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Interpreting diachronic osteological variation at the medieval necropolis of the Sant Pere Churches (Terrassa, Spain)
The purpose of this study is to analyse the diachronic variation in the skeletal sample exhumed from the medieval necropolis of Sant Pere Churches, interpreting the results using the archaeologicalExpand
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Neonate Human Remains: A Window of Opportunity to the Molecular Study of Ancient Syphilis
Ancient DNA (aDNA) analysis can be a useful tool in bacterial disease diagnosis in human remains. However, while the recovery of Mycobacterium spp. has been widely successful, several authors reportExpand
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An ovarian teratoma of late Roman age.
We report here a very unusual pelvic calcification recovered from the remains of a 30-40-year-old woman found at the late Roman period archeological site of La Fogonussa (Lleida, Catalonia). AlthoughExpand
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A Paleoneurohistological Study of 3,000-Year-Old Mummified Brain Tissue from the Mediterranean Bronze Age
Objectives: Mummified nervous tissue is very rarely found in ancient remains and usually corresponds to corpses which were frozen or preserved in bogs, conditions which limit tissue autolysis andExpand
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Cystic Mandibular Lesion in the Antiquity. A Rare Finding
Ameloblastoma is a not uncommon tumour reported in the clinical literature and is characterised by a multilocular cavity with ‘soap bubble’ pattern usually in the posterior body of the mandible. AExpand
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Unilateral Cholesteatoma in the First Millennium BC
Objective To analyze the bone lesions of the ear region from a late Bronze Age individual to establish the most probable diagnosis. Background There has been evidence of diseases of the ear regionExpand
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