Quantitative Evaluation of the Facial Morphology of a Tolteca Figurine from Mexico using Geometric Morphometric Approaches Evaluación Cuantitativa de la Morfología Facial de una Figura Tolteca de México Utilizando la Morfometría Geométrica

Abstract

Morphometric approaches can be combined with 2D or 3D imaging to quantitatively evaluate craniofacial medical conditions depicted in material culture and to learn more about the culture being studied. A terra-cotta figurine (circa 500 A.D.) from the Tolteca culture of Mexico has previously been qualitatively “diagnosed” with Down syndrome (DS) based on the… (More)

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