publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2017

Exploring The Demographic Aspects Of The Mesolithic - Neolithic Transition In Central Balkans Via Tooth Cementum Analysis: Preliminary Results

Penezić, Kristina; Porčić, Marko; Stefanović, Sofija;
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  • Published: 31 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The Neolithic way of life was accompanied with an increase in fertility and increase in other forms of physiological stress (e.g. disease, malnutrition). Evidence of this stress could<br> be seen in tooth cementum. The formation of each incremental line in tooth cementum corresponds to one year of life and is related to calcium metabolism. Lines corresponding<br> to physiological stress events are different in appearance and are referred to as “crisis lines”. Given the changes related to the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition, we would expect<br> to find a difference in the frequency of physiological stress events between the Mesolithic and Neolithic populations du...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic system
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EC| BIRTH
Project
BIRTH
Births, mothers and babies: prehistoric fertility in the Balkans between 10000 – 5000 BC
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 640557
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
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