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An alternative objective microscopic method for the identification of linear enamel hypoplasia (LEH) in the absence of visible perikymata

Henriquez, Alejandra; Oxenham, Marc

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Highlights: • A new quantitative microscopic method for the identification of LEH is proposed. • The method relies on enamel surface depth profiles to objectively identify defects. • It is suitable when there is an absence of visible/continuous perikymata. • Results compare favorably with existing microscopic and macroscopic methods. • The method is designed to deal with worn archaeological dental assemblages

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159294
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.05.040

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