Dental Anthropology by Simon Hillson
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Dental Anthropology
By Simon Hillson

Dental Anthropology

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Dental Anthropology by Simon Hillson

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Teeth are one of the best sources of evidence for both identification and studies of demography, biological relationships and health in ancient human communities. This text introduces the complex biology of teeth and provides a practical guide to the: * excavation, cleaning, storage and recording of dental remains * identification of human teeth including those in a worn or fragmentary state * methods for studying variation in tooth morphology * study of microscopic internal and external structure of dental tissues, and methods of age-determination * estimation of age-at-death from dental development, tooth wear and dental histology * recording of dental disease in archaeological and museum collections Dental Anthropology is the text for students and researchers in anthropology and archaeology, together with others interested in dental remains from archaeological sites, museum collections or forensic cases.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521564397
ISBN-10: 0521564395
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book critically reviews theory, assumptions, methods and literature to examine the unique role of teeth in preserving records of human growth.

Teeth by Simon Hillson Teeth, Paperback (July 2005)

An examination of dental studies in archaeology and related disciplines, first published in 2005.

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