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Sexing ancient cremated human remains is possible through skeletal measurements

January 31, 2019 - General

Ancient cremated human remains, despite being deformed, still retain sexually diagnostic physical features, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Claudio Cavazzuti of Durham University, UK and colleagues. The authors provide a statistical approach for identifying traits that distinguish male and female remains within a population.

Bone fragments [Credit: Claudio Cavazzuti, 2018]The ability to determine…

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