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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World Archaeological Congres 9
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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'Trinkaus E, 1996: The Humerus Versus the Femur: Changing Patterns of Diaphyseal Robusticity across the Late Archaic to Early Modern Human Transition. Anthropologie (Brno) 34, 3: 239-247'.
 
Abstract
A decrease in robusticity has been said to characterize the emergence of modern humans. Analysis of humeral and femoral diaphyses, using a biomechanical cross-sectional geometry methodology, shows that there is a mosaic pattern of changes in robusticity. There is a decrease in humeral robusticity, especially in the Near East. Once body proportions are taken into account, there is only a suggestion of a decrease in lower limb robusticity.
 
Keywords
Human Palaeontology - Postcrania - Robusticity - Neanderthals - Early Modern Humans
 
 
 
 

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