The CAL Milano Cemetery Skeletal Collection is a modern and continuously growing identified osteological collection of 2127 skeletons under study in the Laboratorio di Antropologia e Odontologia Forense (LABANOF) in the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health of the University of Milan (Italy), and part of the Collezione Antropologica LABANOF (CAL). The collection presents individuals of both sexes and of all age groups with a high representation of the elderly and an interesting sample of infants. Each individual is associated with a documentation that includes sex, age-at-death, dates of birth and death, and a death certificate that specifies the exact cause of death and the chain of events that led to it (related pathological conditions or traumatic events). It was also possible to recover for several individuals the autopsy reports and antemortem photographs. This documented osteological collection is of crucial interest in physical and forensic anthropology: it provides unique teaching opportunities and more importantly considerable research possibilities to test and develop sex and age estimation methods, investigate key subjects of forensic relevance and discuss pathological markers, among others. The aim of this paper is to introduce the CAL Milano Cemetery Skeletal Collection as a new identified skeletal collection and present its research and teaching potential.
A modern documented Italian identified skeletal collection of 2127 skeletons: the CAL Milano Cemetery Skeletal Collection / C. Cattaneo, D. Mazzarelli, A. Cappella, E. Castoldi, M. Mattia, P. Poppa, D. De Angelis, A. Vitello, L. Biehler-Gomez. - In: FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL. - ISSN 0379-0738. - 287(2018), pp. 219.e1-219.e5.
|Titolo:||A modern documented Italian identified skeletal collection of 2127 skeletons: the CAL Milano Cemetery Skeletal Collection|
CATTANEO, CRISTINA (Primo) (Corresponding)
BIEHLER GOMEZ, LUCIE (Ultimo)
|Parole Chiave:||Skeletal collection; Osteological collection; Identified collection; Forensic anthropology; Bioarchaeology; Forensic anthropology population data|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore BIO/08 - Antropologia|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.03.041|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|
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