Craniometric analysis of the modern Cretan population.

  title={Craniometric analysis of the modern Cretan population.},
  author={Elena F. Kranioti and Mehmet Yaşar Işcan and Manolis N Michalodimitrakis},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={180 2-3},
Despite the fact that sex assessment using craniofacial characteristics is commonly made worldwide, a lack of such investigation is noted in the Balkan area and in Greece in particular. The aim of this study is to develop a sex determination technique using osteometric data from skeletal remains of a contemporary Cretan cemetery population. A total of 90 males and 88 females are measured according to standard osteometric techniques. Age differences are not significant (mean age for men=68.94… CONTINUE READING