ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.
World Archaeological Congres 9
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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'Vargová L, Horáčková L, Vymazalová K, Svoboda J, 2013: Palaeopathological analysis of skeletons from the 16th and 17th centuries (Veselí nad Moravou, Czech Republic). Anthropologie (Brno) 51, 3: 397-408'.
 
Abstract
This study includes both an anthropological analysis and a detailed description of palaeopathological cases found during rescue archaeological excavations in Veselí nad Moravou (Czech Republic). Seventy graves dating from the 16th and the first half of 17th century with the skeletal remains of 185 individuals were discovered. Out of the 98 adult skeletons, 50 skeletons were male, 40 were female and the sex could not be determined in eight cases. Articular affections occurred most frequently in the examined set, followed by traumas including trepanation, metabolic and blood diseases. Cases of bone tuberculosis and tertiary stage syphilis occurred as specific inflammations. Of all possible types of tumours only benign tumours were found. The cases described supplement the series of palaeopathological findings from the Early Modern Period in the Czech territory and provide comparative material for further osteological studies.
 
Keywords
Palaeopathology - Bone remains - Trepanation - Trauma - Articular diseases
 
 
 
 

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