Paleopathology of three archeological populations from Sudanese Nubia
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Published by University of Colorado in [Boulder, Colo.] .
Written in English


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Nubia.,
  • Paleopathology.

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge John Armelagos.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 565 leaves :
Number of Pages565
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22053659M

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There was no correlation, however, between the exposure to low concentrations of tetracycline and disease incidence in the medieval population of Sudanese Nubia(Hummert et al., ).As mentioned. Sudan & Nubia is published annually. It contains much of interest on recent archaeological fieldwork in Sudan, including many articles on recently undertaken surveys and excavations. It is an ideal way to keep abreast of current archaeological activities in the country and is profusely illustrated with colour photographs, maps and line drawings. Drawing on rocks, the most enduring monuments of Middle Nubia Sudan Nubia –63 Ehret C. An African Classical Age The Fortress of Buhen I. The Archaeological Report The Royal Tombs of Author: David N. Edwards. Palaeopathology (Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology): Paleopathology is designed to help bone specialists with diagnosis of diseases in skeletal assemblages. It suggests an innovative method of arriving at a diagnosis in the skeleton by applying what are referred to as "operational definitions." I definitely recommend this Reviews:

not apparent from the archeological record. Problem andApproach The study summarized here is an at-tempt to analyze the skeletal lesions found in populations fromthree archeo-logical horizons in the WadiHalfa area of Lower Nubia in the Republic of the Sudan (Fig. 1). Specifically, the analysis focused on populations from the Mero-. 8 thE sudan handbook ChERRy LEonaRdi is a Lecturer in African History at Durham University. Her research and publications since have focused on the historical and contemporary role of chiefs in southern Sudan, and related issues of governance, state .   Paleopathology is defined as the scientific study of the evidence of disease in human and non human remains from archaeological sites (Tombs) and was first described as such by Marc Armand Ruffer in the early twentieth century (Ruffer, ).Human remains are the primary source of evidence for past disease (Roberts and Manchester, ).Other forms of evidence are provided in . Racial History and bio-cultural adaptation of Nubian archaeological populations - Volume 14 Issue 4 - Dennis P. Van Gerven, David S. Carlson, George J. Armelagos 23 Armelagos, G. J., ‘Paleopathology of three archaeological populations from Sudanese Nubia ). 24 Mahler, P. E., ‘Growth of the long bones in a prehistoric population.

Armelagos athology of three archaeological populations from Sudanese Nubia Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder () Google Scholar. Specifically, there is good evidence that D. S. CARLSON, G. J. ARMELAGOS AND D. P. VAN GERVEN Table 1 Frequency of cribra orbitalia in prehistoric populations from Sudanese Nubia Age Number Observations 0 24 75 6 54 + 31 Total 61 xE = , P. Paleopathology is the study and application of methods and techniques for investigating diseases and related conditions from skeletal and soft tissue International Journal of Paleopathology (IJPP) will publish original and significant articles on human and animal (including hominids) disease, based upon the study of physical remains, including osseous, dental, and preserved soft.   "Overall this is an informative, timely, and extensive book on the recent Advances in Human Paleopathology and as such it should be added to one's repertoire of books to rely upon for explanations of how we arrived at our pres­ent state today and where our discipline can and should go in the future." (PaleoAnthropology, ).