Multiple Cases with Probable Treponemal Infection from 16th to 19th Centuries Romania

In this paper, we describe pathological lesions identified in seven skeletons discovered in the Saint Sava necropolis in Bucharest, Romania, dating to the Late Medieval/Early Modern period.

20.12.2015
Fighting to the Death: Weapon Injuries in a Mass Grave (16th-17th century) from Bucharest, Romania

Archaeological excavations carried out in 1972 and 2010–2011 in the University Square, Bucharest, Romania, brought to light 688 graves belonging to the Saint Sava Church Cemetery...

20.12.2015
Ancient DNA from South-East Europe reveals different events during Early and Middle Neolithic

The importance of the process of Neolithization for the genetic make-up of European populations has been hotly debated, with shifting hypotheses from a demic diffusion (DD) to a cultural diffusion (CD) model.

20.12.2015
Historical and osteological evidence of tuberculosis in Bucharest (Romania)

During the archaeological excavations from the University Square, the east area of the Church Saint Sava’s cemetery was unearthed and a number of 676 graves from 16th to 19th century was discovered.

20.12.2015
Testing the Accuracy of Basal Occipital Measurements and Discriminant Functions for Estimating Sex in European Populations

In the past decade, a number of studies from across the globe have indicated the potential for using dimensions of the basal part of the occipital bone for the assessment of sex in fragmented human skeletal remains.

20.12.2015
Severe dental developmental defects in a non-adult from 16th-19th centuries Bucharest, Romania

We report the case of a non-adult individual retrieved from the 16th-19th centuries necropolis of Saint Sava from Bucharest, Romania, presenting severe dental developmental defects in the form of demarcated opacities...

20.12.2015
Observații asupra osemintelor umane descoperite la „Peștera Craniilor”- Cheile Dobrogei

Studiul de față prezintă analiza antropologică a unor oseminte descoperite la intrarea Peșterii Craniilor, din zona Cheile Dobrogei, jud. Constanța.

20.12.2015
Living with the dead. Burials in Early Iron Age settlement at Enisala–Palanca, Tulcea County (south-eastern Romania)

Preventive archaeological excavations in 2003-2013 at Enisala-Palanca, Sarichioi, Tulcea County (South-eastern Romania) brought to light an EIA settlement ascribed to Babadag culture (10th-8th c. BC).

20.12.2015
Date antropologice preliminare privind osemintele umane din necropola bisericii Sf. Sava (Piaţa Universităţii, București)

Săpăturile arheologice din Piața Universității (București) au scos la iveală un număr de 676 morminte din cimitirul bisericii Sf. Sava, datat în secolele XVI-XIX.

20.12.2015
Studiul antropologic al cimitirului neolitic de la Gârleşti

Articolul prezintă rezultatele analizei antropologice a materialului osteologic uman din necropola neolitică de la Gârleşti (jud. Dolj). Au fost analizate 16 schelete, provenind din 13 morminte, opt aparținând unor sub-adulți şi opt unor adul

20.12.2015
Evaluation of Discriminant Functions for Sexing Skulls from Visually Assessed Traits Applied in the Rainer Osteological Collection

The sexing of human skeletal remains based on visual scoring of descriptive traits on the skull is useful for both forensic and bioarchaeological studies, given that many such features preserve better in the field and can be assessed quickly.

15.09.2014
Multiple Cases with Probable Treponemal Infection from Late Medieval/Early Modern Romania

The main subject of this paper is represented by the pathological lesions identified on six skeletons discovered in the University Square necropolis from Bucharest, Romania, dated in the Late Medieval/Early Modern period.

15.09.2014
Fighting to the Death: Weapon Injuries in a Mass Grave (16th-17th century) from Bucharest, Romania

Archaeological excavations carried out between 2010-2011 in the University Square, Bucharest, Romania, brought to light 676 graves belonging to the Saint Sava church cemetery dated between the middle of the 16th century and middle of the 19th century

15.09.2014
Anthropological Data for the Human Skeleton from Baba Cave

The skeleton was discovered in 2008 during the archaeological excavations in the Baba Cave (Cheia village, Gradina Township, Constanta County) by a team supervised by Dr. Valentina Voinea and Dr. Bartłomiej Szmoniewski.

15.09.2014
Anthropological data about the funeral discoveries from Slava Rusa, Tulcea County, Romania

Slava Rusa is well known for the Roman-Byzantine settlement but the archaeological excavations unearthed ojects from Upper Paleolithic, Neolithic and Medieval period. The article is focused on the anthropological data of human remains.

15.09.2014
Date antropologice preliminare privind osemintele umane din necropola de la Piata Universitati

Sapaturile arheologice efectuate in Piata Universitatii, in perioada 2010-2011, au scos la lumina 676 de morminte ce apartineau cimitirului bisericii Sf. Sava si care se dateaza in perioada sec. XVI-XIX.

15.09.2014
Ancient DNA from S-E Europe reveals different events during Early and Middle Neolithic influencing the European genetic heritage

The importance of the process of Neolithization for the genetic make-up of European populations has been hotly debated, with shifting hypotheses from a demic diffusion (DD) to cultural diffusion (CD) model.

15.09.2014
Studiul antropologic al cimitirului neolitic de la Garlesti, jud. Dolj

Articolul prezinta rezultatele analizei antropologice a materialului osteologic uman din necropola neolitica de la Garlesti (com. Ghercesti, jud. Dolj). Au fost analizate 16 schelete, provenind din 13 morminte.

15.09.2014
Genotype-phenotype correlations in a mountain population community with high prevalence of Wilson's disease

Wilson's disease is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by more than 500 mutations in ATP7B gene presenting considerably clinical manifestations heterogeneity even in patients with a particular mutation.

15.09.2014
Localisation of the pterion and its relationship with the middle meningeal artery in Romanian human skulls

Localisation of the pterion and its relationship with the middle meningeal artery in Romanian human skulls

15.09.2014
Mitochondrial DNA variation analysis in historical provinces of Romania

Since the Middle Ages, Romanian population lived in three distinct provinces Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania until the 19th century. Over the centuries, their territories were repeatedly invaded by different peoples and subjected to

15.09.2014
Frequency analysis of the CCR5-Delta32 allele in medieval and modern Romanian population.

Frequency analysis of the CCR5-Delta32 allele in medieval and modern Romanian population.

25.06.2013
Paleo-Balkan and Slavic Contributions to the Genetic Pool of Moldavians: Insights from the Y Chromosome

Varzari A, Kharkov V, Nikitin AG, Raicu F, Simonova K, et al. (2013) Paleo-Balkan and Slavic Contributions to the Genetic Pool of Moldavians: Insights from the Y Chromosome. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53731. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053731.

20.06.2013
Mitochondrial DNA diversity in medieval and modern Romanian population.

Mitochondrial DNA diversity in medieval and modern Romanian population.

16.06.2013
Discriminant Functions for Sexing Skulls applied in the Rainer Osteological Collection (Bucharest, Romania)

The idea of generating discriminant functions for sexing skulls was suggested by the article of Walker (2008). Unlike other methods (Walrath 2004; Williams & Rogers 2006), that seems to be appropriate for ...

14.06.2013
The medieval cemetery from Sibiu/Hermannstadt

The restoration of the historical downtown of Sibiu in the first years of 21st century implied extensive works of the Huet Square which now covers the medieval cemetery of the city ...

14.06.2013
Tracking Hunnic cultural influences through cranial deformation

At the apex of their power, the Huns` cultural influences reached many parts of Europe that their armies had not, including the Roman city of Histria in Romania, located along Lake Sinoe near the Black Sea.

09.04.2013
Set apart: Why were these men dumped in that grave?

Present-day Bucharest (Romania) has been the site of repeated waves of conflict for centuries. We report on the physical evidence of this pattern exhibited in three sets of skeletal remains...

09.04.2013
Evidence of possible interpersonal violence in a female bronze age skeleton from Romania

An archaeological excavation in 1973 uncovered the skeletal remains of a woman from the Bronze Age Monteoru culture...

09.04.2013
The Bronze Age cemetery from Hapria, Romania

This poster examines 27 Bronze Age human skeletons of the cultural group Livezile from the sight of Hapria, Romania dating between 2900-2400 BC.

09.04.2013
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