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The speed of post mortem change to the human skeleton and its taphonomic significance.
The aim of this study was to assess the potential speed of post mortem alteration to skeletal microstructure by examining human material drawn from differing environmental contexts and time periods.Expand
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Hypothesis for the causes and periodicity of repetitive linear enamel hypoplasia in large, wild African (Pan troglodytes and Gorilla gorilla) and Asian (Pongo pygmaeus) apes.
Repetitive linear enamel hypoplasia (rLEH) is often observed in recent large-bodied apes from Africa and Asia as well as Mid- to Late Miocene sites from Spain to China. The ubiquity and periodicityExpand
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Developmental Stress in Immature Hominines from Late Pleistocene Eurasia: Evidence from Enamel Hypoplasia
Abstract The differences between Middle and Upper Palaeolithic cultures from Europe have been likened to the contrast between generalized and complex hunter–gatherers. A test of this model isExpand
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Variation in birth timing and location of the neonatal line in human enamel.
The location of the neonatal line in 173 primary teeth from 43 children was investigated and shown to differ significantly among pre-term, term, and post-term births. Approximately 75% of theExpand
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An enigmatic hypoplastic defect of the deciduous canine.
  • M. Skinner
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1986
A roughly circular hypoplastic defect restricted to the labial enamel surface of the deciduous canine is described. This pathology is quite common in available samples of Upper Paleolithic andExpand
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Turf wars: authority and responsibility for the investigation of mass graves.
Mass graves are complex products of large-scale crimes. Such scenes pose four conceptual challenges to investigators and forensic experts: the individual victim, the crime, the setting, and theExpand
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A typology of mass grave and mass grave-related sites.
Mass graves are archaeological features with humanitarian and forensic import. Their creation and subsequent modification by natural and human agents reflect complex site histories and site formationExpand
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Prevalence and Etiology of Linear Enamel Hypoplasia in Monkeys and Apes from Asia and Africa
Ninety-seven specimens of sympatric monkeys and apes from East Malaysia and 115 monkeys and apes from West Africa are examined in order to evaluate the magnitude and nature of the great ape-monkeyExpand
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Tooth components of mandibular deciduous molars of Homo sapiens sapiens and Homo sapiens neanderthalensis: a radiographic study.
Tooth components of deciduous molars were measured from standardized radiographs of Homo sapiens sapiens and Homo sapiens neanderthalensis. Enamel height and width were greater in deciduous teeth ofExpand
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