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Nonmetric trait database

SkullTo bring out scientific data from lifelong research and to offer them freely for the further investigation is a unique act in the field of anthropology and archaeology. The first comprehensive database with original data published already years ago by W. W. Howells consists of craniometric measurements. Recently, N. S. Ossenberg presented database composed of cranial nonmetric features including also complete methodological manual and documentation available for various types of analytical comparisons. Scores of tens of cranial morphological traits of more than 8000 individuals from various parts of the world are now open to comparative studies; most importantly, from several populations which are not accessible anymore due to American repatriation laws. So, let’s go ahead!

Hana Pisova