Continuity or discontinuity of the life-style in central Italy during the Roman Imperial Age-Early Middle Ages transition: diet, health, and behavior.

@article{Belcastro2007ContinuityOD,
  title={Continuity or discontinuity of the life-style in central Italy during the Roman Imperial Age-Early Middle Ages transition: diet, health, and behavior.},
  author={Giovanna Belcastro and Elisa Rastelli and Valentina Mariotti and Chiara Consiglio and Fiorenzo Facchini and Benedetta Bonfiglioli},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2007},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={381-94}
}
Dento-alveolar pathologies and alterations (dental wear, caries, abscesses, ante mortem tooth loss (AMTL), calculus, hypoplastic defects, and chipping) and skeletal markers of health (cribra orbitalia and periostitis) were analyzed in two skeletal samples from the necropolises of Quadrella (I-IV c. AD) and Vicenne-Campochiaro (VII c. AD) in the Molise region of central Italy. The aim was to determine if the Roman Imperial Age-Early Middle Ages transition characterized by political… CONTINUE READING

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