From Biography to Osteobiography: An Example of Anthropological Historical Identification of the Remains of St. Paul

  title={From Biography to Osteobiography: An Example of Anthropological Historical Identification of the Remains of St. Paul},
  author={Frane Mihanovi{\'c} and Ivan Jerkovi{\'c} and Ivana Kru{\vz}i{\'c} and {\vS}imun Anđelinovi{\'c} and Stipan Jankovi{\'c} and Željana Ba{\vs}i{\'c}},
  journal={The Anatomical Record},
In the identification process of historical figures, and especially in cases of Saint's bodies or mummified remains, any method that includes physical encroachment or sampling is often not allowed. In these cases, one of the few remaining possibilities is the application of nondestructive radiographical and anthropological methods. However, although there have been a few attempts of such analyses, no systematic standard methodology has been developed until now. In this study, we developed a… Expand
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