Issue 4, 2021
S. B. Borutskaya, S. V. Vasilyev, N. V. Kharlamova
Paleopatologicheskii analiz mumifitsirovannykh ostankov liudei iz pogrebenii greko-rimskogo vremeni v Faiiumskom oazise v Egipte [Paleopathological analysis of mummified human remains from burials of Greco-Roman times in the Fayum oasis of Egypt]
The article presents results of a paleopathological study of skeletal material of the Greco-Roman period from the Deir el-Banat necropolis. The material is clearly linked to a certain chronological period determined by the method of mummification. Main pathologies of the skeletons of people of the Greco-Roman period from Deir el-Banat are associated with condition of the dentition. Аbout a third of individuals had enamel hypoplasia, caries, periodontal disease, and lifetime tooth loss. Pathologies of postcranial skeletons are individual. Osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, age-related destructive-degenerative changes are often registered on bones of extremities.
paleopathology, dentoalveolar apparatus, enamel hypoplasia, osteoporosis, Egypt, Greco-Roman period.
Original language — Russian.
Referring: Borutskaya S. B., Vasilyev S. V., Kharlamova N. V. Paleopathological analysis of mummified human remains from burials of Greco-Roman times in the Fayum oasis of Egypt [in Russian] // Egypt and neighbouring countries 4 (2021): 21–34. DOI: 10.24412/2686-9276-2021-00019.
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