Caroline Arcini

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Finds of deliberate dental modification have for the first time been found in archaeological human skeletal material from Europe. The type of modification is a horizontally filed furrow on the frontal upper part of the tooth crown. The furrows are single or, more usually, multiple, and are found on the front teeth in the maxilla. The affected individuals(More)
A study of ninety-five skeletons excavated from the later medieval and early Renaissance levels of a cemetery in Trondheim has revealed bone changes compatible with a treponemal infection which is suspected to be endemic syphilis. This is an important discovery as it is the earliest pathological evidence, so far reported, for this disease in Norway. The(More)
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