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Author Trinkaus, Erik
Title The People of Sunghir : Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (361 pages)
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Series Human Evolution Ser
Human Evolution Ser
Note Cover -- The People of Sunghir -- HUMAN EVOLUTION SERIES -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- The People of Sunghir -- 1 Assessing the Paleobiology of the Sunghir People -- 2 The Site of Sunghir: Contents and Chronology -- Introduction -- The Site of Sunghir -- Radiocarbon Dating of the Site and the Burials -- Summary -- 3 The Mortuary Behavior at Sunghir -- Introduction -- The Isolated Sunghir 5 Cranium -- Grave 1 and Sunghir 1 -- Grave 2 and Sunghir 2 and 3 -- Grave 2bis plus Sunghir 6 and/or Sunghir 7 -- Sunghir 8 -- Time Investment in the Sunghir Burials -- Burial Versus Everyday Clothing -- The Mid Upper Paleolithic Mortuary Context -- Additional Considerations -- Sunghir and its Human Remains -- 4 The Sunghir Human Skeletal Remains -- Introduction -- The Skeletal Inventory of Sunghir 1 -- The Skeletal Inventory of Sunghir 2 -- The Skeletal Inventory of Sunghir 3 -- The Sunghir 4 Femoral Diaphysis -- The Sunghir 5 Cranium -- The Sunghir 6 Hemi-Mandible -- Sunghir 7 to 9 -- An Isolated Human Patella -- 5 Comparative Materials and Methods for the Sunghir Human Remains -- Comparative Samples -- Data Sources -- Comparative Methods -- A Note on Accuracy and Precision -- 6 The Ages-at-Death and Sexes of the Sunghir Humans -- Introduction -- The Ages-at-Death -- The Sexes of the Sunghir Individuals -- Summary and Considerations -- 7 The Neurocrania from Sunghir 1, 2, 3, and 5 -- Introduction -- The Sunghir Neurocrania -- Neurocranial Size and Overall Proportions -- Sutural Patterns -- Neurocranial Contours -- The Nuchal Plane and Adjacent Structures -- The Temporal Region -- Summary -- 8 The Human Facial Skeletons from Sunghir -- Introduction -- The Sunghir Facial Skeletons -- Prognathism -- The Orbital Region -- The Nasal Region -- Masticatory Morphology -- Miscellaneous Variations -- Summary
9 The Sunghir Dental and Alveolar Remains -- Introduction -- The Sunghir 1 Dentoalveolar Remains -- The Sunghir 2 and 3 Dentoalveolar Remains -- The Sunghir 5 Alveolar Remains -- The Sunghir 6 Alveolar Remains -- Dental Metrics -- Dental Occlusal Discrete Morphology (Shara E. Bailey and Alexander A. Zubov) -- Variations in Number -- Summary -- 10 The Axial Skeletons of Sunghir 1, 2, and 3 -- Introduction -- The Cervical Vertebral Column -- The Thoracic and Lumbar Vertebrae -- The Sacra -- The Costal Skeletons -- Summary -- 11 The Body Sizes and Proportions of the Sunghir People -- Introduction -- Body Mass Estimation -- Body Proportions -- Stature Estimation -- Summary -- 12 The Shoulders and Arms of Sunghir 1 to 3 -- Introduction -- Issues of Asymmetry -- The Shoulder -- Diaphyseal Hypertrophy -- Cubital Aspects -- Forearm Pronation/Supination -- Summary -- 13 The Sunghir Human Hands -- Introduction -- Carpals and the Carpal Tunnel -- Hand Length Proportions -- The Pollex -- Ulnar Carpometacarpal Configurations -- Manual Hypertrophy -- Summary -- 14 The Pelves of Sunghir 1, 2, and 3 -- Introduction -- The Sunghir Pelvic Remains -- The Pubic Region -- The Ischia -- The Ilia -- Summary -- 15 The Leg Remains from Sunghir 1 to 4 -- Introduction -- Sunghir 1 to 4 Length Considerations -- Diaphyseal Morphology and Proportions -- Proximal Femoral Morphology and Proportions -- Considerations about the Knee -- The Proximal Side of the Talocrural Articulation -- Summary -- 16 The Sunghir Pedal Skeletons -- Introduction -- Pedal Length Proportions -- The Talocrural Articulations-The Distal Side -- Pedal Arches -- Subtalar Articulations -- The Hallux -- The Lateral Toes -- Summary -- 17 The Abnormalities of the Sunghir People -- Introduction -- Sunghir 1 Abnormalities -- Sunghir 2 Abnormalities -- Sunghir 3 Abnormalities -- Sunghir 4 Abnormalities
Sunghir 5 Abnormalities -- Sunghir 6 Lesions -- Sunghir Abnormalities in their Pleistocene Context -- Summary -- 18 Dietary Inferences for the Sunghir Humans -- Introduction -- Bone Mineral Composition -- Bone Collagen Stable Isotopes -- Postcanine Buccal Microwear -- Summary -- 19 The Paleobiology of the Sunghir People -- Introduction -- Populational Issues -- Considerations of Stress and Survival -- Issues of Strength and Endurance -- Some Final Thoughts -- Bibliography -- Index
Discusses the research and findings concerning the human remains found at the Sunghir archaeological site
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Trinkaus, Erik The People of Sunghir : Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2014 9780199381050
Subject Prehistoric peoples -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast'.;Human remains (Archaeology) -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast'.;Tombs -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladimir Region (Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast');Paleolithic period -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast'.;Excavations (Archaeology) -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast'.;Sungir Site (Russia);Vladimir Region (Vladimirska︠i︡a oblast', Russia) -- Antiquities
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Alt Author Buzhilova, Alexandra P
Dobrovolskaya, Maria V
Mednikova, Maria B
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