Estimation of age-at-death for adult males using the acetabulum, applied to four Western European populations.

@article{Rissech2007EstimationOA,
  title={Estimation of age-at-death for adult males using the acetabulum, applied to four Western European populations.},
  author={Carme Rissech and George F. Estabrook and Eugenia Cunha and Assumpci{\'o} Malgosa},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={
          774-8
        }
}
  • Carme Rissech, George F. Estabrook, +1 author Assumpció Malgosa
  • Published in Journal of forensic sciences 2007
  • Medicine
  • Methods to estimate adult age from observations of skeletal elements are not very accurate and motivate the development of better methods. In this article, we test recently published method based on the acetabulum and Bayesian inference, developed using Coimbra collection (Portugal). In this study, to evaluate its utility in other populations, this methodology was applied to 394 specimens from four different documented Western European collections. Four strategies of analysis to estimate age… CONTINUE READING

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