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Co–infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae in human archaeological samples: a possible explanation for the historical decline of leprosy
- H. Donoghue, A. Marcsik, +5 authors M. Spigelman
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
- 22 February 2005
Both leprosy and tuberculosis were prevalent in Europe during the first millennium but thereafter leprosy declined. It is not known why this occurred, but one suggestion is that cross–immunity… Expand
Cribra orbitalia in two temporally disjunct population samples from the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt.
Cribra orbitalia (CO), an osseous sign of anemic stress, occurs in 67% (n = 296) of the pre-Roman (n = 153) and Roman (n = 143) period crania from the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. CO is primarily a… Expand
The Chronology of Kellis 2: The interpretative significance of radiocarbon dating of human remains
Human Mummification Practices at Ismant El-Kharab *
An estimated 169 inhumations were identified in 15 tomb chambers of the west cemetery at the Roman Period site of Ismant el-Kharab (Kellis) in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis in the western desert. Of these,… Expand
Humerus varus deformity in Roman period burials from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt.
- J. E. Molto
- American journal of physical anthropology
- 1 September 2000
Humerus varus deformity (HVD) occurs unilaterally in a female (#85) skeleton and bilaterally in a male (#124) from Kellis 2, a Roman period cemetery (circa 300-450 AD) from Dakhleh, Egypt. The… Expand
UNIQUE ASPECTS OF WEST COAST TREPONEMATOSIS
Skeletal populations from the western coast of North America clearly were afflicted with a treponemal disease very different from that previously documented elsewhere in North America. Six… Expand
Report to the supreme council of antiquities on the 2001-2002 field season of the Dakhleh Oasis project
The Dakhleh Oasis Project (DOP) is a long-term regional study of the interaction between environmental changes and human activity in the closed area of the Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert of Egypt, but… Expand