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Bone histology and chemistry for forensic identification: what can a small rib fragment tell you?

García-Donas, Julieta G., Paine, Robert, Dotsika, Elissavet, Diamantopoulos, George, Michopoulou, Efrossyni, Kranioti, Elena (2019) Bone histology and chemistry for forensic identification: what can a small rib fragment tell you? In: Summer Annual Conference of the British Association of Human Identification (BAHID), 5-7th July 2019, Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom. (Unpublished) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:75953)

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Abstract

Introduction: Age-at-death and origin are crucial pieces of information required for the

analyses are used for these purposes with the choice of the method being critical to

population-specific methods of identification through bone histology and isotope

Materials and Methods: Fifty-two rib fragments of known age from the Cretan

significance in origin prediction. Moreover, histological and stable isotopes- data were

IBM SPSS 24.

formulae with a minimum error of 13 years from known age when applying two

also observed between healthy and pathological samples. The combination of both data

standard error.

isotopes in diet reconstruction and determination of origin. This paper gives a different

analyses conducted in small rib samples. Confirmation of this preliminary analysis is

fatalities involving unidentified individuals.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Speech)
Uncontrolled keywords: rib, histomorphometry, age estimation, stable isotopes
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QM Human anatomy
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Biological Anthropology
Depositing User: Julieta Garcia Donas
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2019 15:20 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 08:33 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75953 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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