Flashcards in Chapter 15 Deck (8)
How is age assessed in juveniles?
cranial suture, long bone length, epiphysis fusion, dentition
How is age assessed in adults?
Looking at degredation
Pubic symphysis (bumpy = young)
How is ancestry assessed?
Epigenetic traits (small changes in the skeleton linked to small groups)
How is stature assessed?
length of the femur
How is health assessed?
Dentition (linear enamel hypoplasia, dental caries)
How is behavior assessed?
How is diet assessed?