Comparison between morphological and genetic data to estimate biological relationship: the case of the Egyin Gol necropolis (Mongolia).

Abstract

Osseous and dental nonmetric (discrete) traits have long been used to assess population variability and affinity in anthropological and archaeological contexts. However, the full extent to which nonmetric traits can reliably be used as a proxy for genetic data when assessing close or familial relationships is currently poorly understood. This study… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21322

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