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A delicious torment : an analysis of dental pathology on historic Bahrain

Littleton, Judith


The aim of this study was to trace changes in diet, and subsistence patterns through an analysis of the dental pathology of ancient populations in Bahrain. Samples from Middle Bronze Age, Iron Age and Middle Islamic Period were used for the analysis. Eight dental conditions were recorded: attrition, caries calculus, abscessing, periodontal disease, antemortem tooth loss, dental fluorosis and enamel hypoplasia. Very few differences were noted in the prevalence and pattern of dental diseases...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-06-28
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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