University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Michael Pietrusewsky

The Ancient Inhabitants of Ban Chiang

The Evidence from the Human Skeletal and Dental Remains

By: Michael Pietrusewsky

Introduction Studies of human skeletal and dental remains excavated at Ban Chiang provide physical anthropologists with some impor¬≠tant insights into the biological, demo¬≠graphic, and epidemiological histories of these early inhabitants of northeast Thailand. Their physical appearance, ages to which they survived, the diseases they suffered, the changes which mark their nearly four thousand year history, […]