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dc.contributorBacon, Sarah
dc.contributorGifford, Janice
dc.contributor.advisorRachootin, Stan
dc.contributor.authorde Paula, Bennett
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-30T13:27:10Z
dc.date.available2017-06-30T13:27:10Z
dc.date.issued2017-06-30
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10166/4067
dc.description.abstractThe diet, health, nutrition, and genetics of an individual leave unique and identifiable markers on dental remains. Those markers can be used to understand the diet and health of an ancient population. This study presents findings from an analysis of the dental remains of individuals from three Christian populations within the Roman city of Pollentia, located in Mallorca, Spain that was inhabited from 123 B.C. to 1229 A.D. The Christian populations of Ca’n Fanals and Sta. Ana are sites from the later Christian periods of the city, but the Forum is representative of the Islamic Period. My study compares the occurrence of hypoplasia, calculus, periodontitis, caries, occlusal wear, and agenesis to understand differences in diet and health between the three subsites. The comparison was conducted with One-Way ANOVA and Fisher’s Exact Test. The result of this comparison is that there is no significant difference in the occurrence of the six pathologies between Sta. Ana and the Forum. Despite living during the Islamic Period, the Christians of the Forum had the same access to high quality food to which the Christians of Sta. Ana. This study presents the possible explanations for this interesting situation.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipBiological Sciencesen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectArchaeologyen_US
dc.subjectDental Archaeologyen_US
dc.subjectPhysical Anthropologyen_US
dc.subjectBiological Anthropologyen_US
dc.subjectBiologyen_US
dc.subjectRoman Historyen_US
dc.subjectSpanish Historyen_US
dc.titleDENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THREE POPULATIONS OF CHRISTIANS AND NON-MUSLIMS IN POLLENTIA, MALLORCAen_US
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.gradyear2017en_US
mhc.institutionMount Holyoke College
mhc.degreeUndergraduateen_US
dc.rights.restrictedpublicen_US


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