Harris lines of the tibia across centuries: a comparison of two populations, medieval and contemporary in Central Europe

@article{Ameen2004HarrisLO,
  title={Harris lines of the tibia across centuries: a comparison of two populations, medieval and contemporary in Central Europe},
  author={Sally Ameen and Lukas P Staub and Stephanie Ulrich and Peter Vock and Franz Thomas Ballmer and Suzanne E. Anderson},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={279-284}
}
To determine the incidence of Harris lines in two medieval populations which inhabited the Canton of Berne, in Central Switzerland, and to compare the results with those of a contemporary population living in the same geographical area. A simplified method is described for measuring the age of the individual at the time of formation of Harris lines, with possible future applications. Radiographs of 112 well-preserved tibiae of skeletons of two medieval populations from the eighth to fifteenth… CONTINUE READING
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