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Human remains of early mangaasi age (2400-1800 BP) from mangaliliu (Efate, Vanuatu) [Des restes humains dat�s du d�but de la p�riode de Mangaasi (2400-1800 BP) d�couverts � Mangaliliu (Efate, Vanuatu)]

Valentin, Frederique; Shing, Richard; Spriggs, Matthew


The human remains recovered from excavation in the Mangaliliu village (North Efate, Vanuatu) and dated between 2400 and 1800 BP (Early Mangaasi), are that of a 25-35 years old female displaying a poor oral-dental health. The skull, bordering on dolichocrany, is high. face is projecting (alveolar parts of the maxilla and mandible) and displays a bilateral hypoplasia of the zygomatic bones and abnormal left zygomatico-zygomatic synarthrosis. The post-cranial bones are slender and the stature is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Academie des Sciences Comptes Rendus: Palevol
DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2005.04.008


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