Cribraorbitalia and cribra cranii in Roman Skeletal Remains from the Ravenna Area andRimini ( I ^ IVCentury AD )

  title={Cribraorbitalia and cribra cranii in Roman Skeletal Remains from the Ravenna Area andRimini ( I ^ IVCentury AD )},
  author={Fiorenzo Facchini and Elisa Rastelli and Patricia Brasili},
Cribra orbitalia and cribra cranii are considered good indicators of the health and nutritional status of ancient populations, as their presence is often associated with chronic acquired anaemia. The distribution of these lesions in two Roman samples from the Ravenna area and Rimini was considered as a measure of health in relation to their respective environments. Enamel hypoplasia was also assessed as it is symptomatic of childhood physiological stresses such as malnutrition, infectious… CONTINUE READING


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