craniometry

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craniometry

[‚krā·nē′äm·ə·trē]
(anthropology)
The science of measuring the skull, especially for determining characteristics of a particular race, sex, or somatotype.
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The results of the craniometric multivariate analysis of ST60 suggest greatest affinity with two reference populations of African-American females, particularly BF19 which comprises individuals from the nineteenth-century Terry and Hamann-Todd collections (Table 1; Figure 4).
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There is nothing in the craniometric findings to suggest that the former came from a different population than the latter.
Lalueza Fox (1996) states that craniometric data, alone among data from other areas of osteological research, support the hypothesis of Neolithic population replacement in the Iberian peninsula.
The intent of our publication was to refute any attempt to 'date' or provenance crania (not skulls, which include the cranium and mandible) on the basis of craniometrics.