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Photographic repository and RTI imaging of paleopathological lesions in fetal and perinatal human remains

Morrone, Alessandra; Oras, Ester; Tõrv, Mari;
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  • Published: 01 May 2019
  • Publisher: University of Tartu
This repository is a further step in the study of perinatal metabolic disease patterns. The paleopathological findings of six child burials discovered in the Medieval and Early Modern cemetery of St Jacob (Tartu, Estonia) are reported using standard photography and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI). This is the first time RTI is used on human remains with the specific aim of examining pathological lesions of the bone. This photographic material is associated to the paper "Hunger, disease and subtle lesions: investigating infant systemic metabolic disease in osteological material from 13th-15th century Tartu, Estonia", and is also part of a larger research...
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Metabolic bone disease, Scurvy, Rickets, Infant remains, Bioarchaeology, New-born skeletons, Physical Anthropology, Medieval and Early Modern, RTI imaging, RTI Builder, RTI Viewer, Reflectance Transformation Imaging
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