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General history , UDC: 902.3; 94(395.5): 393–057.36 DOI: 10.25688/20-76-9105.2023.49.1.06


  • Khudaverdyan Anahit Yu. Candidate of Historical Sciences


The article presents preliminary results of an anthropological research of human bone remains, obtained during excavations of medieval monuments on the territory of Armenia. The research methodology involved visual examination of skeletons, measurements, descriptions. The work is based on classical craniometric, cranioscopic, odontological, osteological and paleopathological research methods. The degree of the muscular relief development points to a considerable physical activity as-sociated with labour. The applied methodology revealed traces of pathological processes, whose etiology was further reconstructed. Structural changes appearing in human bones during physical activity people were investigated. The occurrence of superstructures in the occipital bone has been attributed to physical activity and habitual motion such as lifting and transporting heavy. The structure of the paleopathological profile of the groups is dominated by such stress markers as cribra orbitalia, enamel hypoplasia, anomalies, and injuries. Intravital injuries are associated with conflict situations on a domestic basis. As a result of the conducted work it was possible to establish the important features of life-activities of the studied samples, to define sex-age indicators, anthropogenetic characteristics and specificity of spreading of diseases.

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Khudaverdyan, A. Y. (2023). ANTHROPOLOGICAL SOURCES USED IN THE STUDY OF THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE MEDIEVAL POPULATION OF ARMENIA (PRE-MESSAGE) Bulletin of the Moscow City Pedagogical University. Series "Pedagogy and Psychology", 2023, №1 (49), 66. https://doi.org/10.25688/20-76-9105.2023.49.1.06
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