A comparative cephalometric investigation of the Greek craniofacial pattern through 4,000 years.

@article{Argyropoulos1989ACC,
  title={A comparative cephalometric investigation of the Greek craniofacial pattern through 4,000 years.},
  author={E Argyropoulos and V Sassouni and A Xeniotou},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={1989},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={195-204}
}
A comparative cephalometric investigation was conducted between modern and ancient Greeks to determine craniofacial characteristics and to examine the significance of ethnic heritage. The modern sample was composed of 54 individuals chosen on the basis of ethnic background, normal occlusion and facial harmony. The ancient sample consisted of 40 skulls with normal occlusion dated back to the Minoan civilization (ca. 1,800-1,200 B.C.). A remarkable similarity in craniofacial morphology was… CONTINUE READING