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  • Metric traits of the crania and limb bones of medieval human skeletons from Kamakura City, Japan


    … The aims of this study are to examine the human skeletal remains from the Yuigahama-chusei-shudan-bochi (seika-ichiba) site, or YCSB-SI, to provide data regarding the metrics of the crania and limb bones, to compare these metrics with those of ancient Japanese skeletons, and to discuss the population variability of the medieval Japanese. …

    Anthropological Science 123(1), 41-55, 2015


  • Demographic and pathological characteristics of the medieval Japanese: new evidence from human skeletons from Kamakura, Japan


    … The purposes of this study are to conduct paleodemographic and paleopathological analyses of medieval human skeletons from Japan and to clarify their life and death situations. … (3) the frequencies of enamel hypoplasia were 67% in the upper central incisors and 73% in the lower canines, which were almost equal to those of non-medieval series; …

    Anthropological Science 121(3), 203-216, 2013

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  • Evidence for weapon-related traumas in medieval Japan : observations of the human crania from Seiyokan

    NAGAOKA Tomohito , UZAWA Kazuhiro , HIRATA Kazuaki

    … The Seiyokan site is located in Kamakura, Japan, and has yielded 91 human skeletons belonging to the 14–15th centuries AD. … The purposes of this study are to examine the human crania from the archeological site at Seiyokan, to analyze the presence, distribution, and variability of their weapon-related traumas, and finally to better understand violence in medieval Japan from osteological evidence. …

    Anthropological Science 118(2), 129-140, 2010-08-01

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  • Weapon-related traumas of human skeletons from Yuigahama Chusei Shudan Bochi, Japan

    NAGAOKA Tomohito , UZAWA Kazuhiro , HIRATA Kazuaki

    Anatomical Science International 84(3), 170-181, 2009-09-01

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  • Sex Determination of Medieval Japanese Skeletons Based on Head and Neck Circumferences of Long Bones  [in Japanese]

    NAGAOKA Tomohito , HIRATA Kazuaki

    … Determination of sex of human skeletons is a fundamental issue in physical anthropology. … The purpose of this study is to develop new standards to determine the sex of fragmentary human skeletal remains from archaeological sites in Japan. … In order to accomplish this, we measured the head and neck circumferences of long bones of medieval Japanese skeletons, and provided metric diagnosis of sex using discriminant function analysis. …

    Anthropological Science (Japanese Series) 117(1), 23-30, 2009-06-01

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  • Sex determination using mastoid process measurements : standards for Japanese human skeletons of the medieval and early modern periods

    NAGAOKA Tomohito , SHIZUSHIMA Akio , SAWADA Junmei , TOMO Soichiro , HOSHINO Keigo , SATO Hanako , HIRATA Kazuaki

    Anthropological science 116(2), 105-113, 2008-08-01

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  • Radiocarbon ages of medieval human skeletons excavated from the Yuigahama archaeological site, Kamakura, Japan

    Minami Masayo , Nakamura Toshio

    これまで、鎌倉由比ヶ浜地域の遺跡から出土する大量の中世人骨は、数千人におよぶ死者を出したと考えられている新田義貞の鎌倉攻めの合戦(1333年)によって死没した人々のものと推察されてきた。我々はこれまでに、由比ヶ浜南遺跡、中世集団墓地遺跡から出土した人骨の放射性炭素(14C)年代を測定し、いずれの人骨試料も鎌倉幕府終焉より古い14C年代を示す傾向が見られることを報告した。しかし、埋葬されている人達は …

    Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the Geochemical Society of Japan 55(0), 325-325, 2008


  • Sex determination using mastoid process measurements: standards for Japanese human skeletons of the medieval and early modern periods


    … The purpose of this study was to develop new standards for determining the sex of fragmentary human skeletal remains. … We measured height, width, and length of the mastoid process in medieval to early modern Japanese skeletons, from the Yuigahama-minami and Hitotsubashi sites, in order to provide a metric standard for the diagnosis of sex using the mastoid process. …

    Anthropological Science 116(2), 105-113, 2008


  • Low AMTL ratios in medieval Japanese dentition excavated from the Yuigahama-minami site in Kamakura

    OYAMADA Joichi , IGAWA Kazunari , KITAGAWA Yoshikazu , MANABE Yoshitaka , KATO Katsutomo , MATSUSHITA Takayuki , ROKUTANDA Atsushi

    … Ante-mortem tooth loss (AMTL) in a medieval Japanese ‘Yuigahama-minami’ … In the medieval period, Minamoto Yoritomo established the shogunate in Kamakura, and many battles were fought around Kamakura. … Human skeletons from the medieval sites in Kamakura are considered to be casualties of these battles. …

    Anthropological Science 115(1), 47-53, 2007-04-01

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  • Geochemical study on human and animal bones excavated from the Yuigahama site, Kamakura, Japan(Proceedings of the 19^<th> Symposium on Chronological Studies at the Nagoya University Center for Chronological Research in 2006,Part 2)  [in Japanese]

    Minami Masayo , Nakamura Toshio , Hirata Kazuaki , Nagaoka Tomohito , 鵜澤 和宏 , Hoshino Keigo

    … During the past several decades, many medieval skeletons were excavated from archaeological sites in the Yuigahama area, Kamakura, Japan. … Medieval Kamakura was an ancient capital of the Kamakura Shogunate, and a lot of people lived in Kamakura with high population density. …

    Summaries of Researches using AMS at Nagoya University (18), 134-143, 2007-03

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  • Human skeletal remains from the Osaka castle site in Japan: metrics and weapon injuries


    … The purpose of this study is to report on the results of the observations of newly excavated human skeletons from the Osaka castle site and to explore the metric features and weapon injuries of the skeletons. … First, based on analyses of the <i>Q</i>-mode correlation coefficient and Penrose’s shape distance, the Osaka castle skeletons are similar to medieval populations in terms of both cranial and dental crown measurements. …

    Anthropological Science 115(2), 163-168, 2007


  • Early historic human remains from the Hasekouji-Shuhen site in Kamakura, Japan


    … Eight human skeletons in a good state of preservation have been recovered from excavations at the Hasekouji-Shuhen site in Kamakura city, Kanto region, Japan. … We conducted AMS radiocarbon dating that revealed the skeletons to belong to the early historic Asuka, Nara, and early Heian periods (circa 670–970 calAD). …

    Anthropological Science 114(3), 199-210, 2006-12-01

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  • A morphological study on the growth patterns of ancient people in the northern Kyushu-Yamaguchi region, Japan


    … Subadult skeletons from the Yayoi, medieval, and modern periods were used. … (1) The neurocranium of the medieval people showed a possible difference in growth pattern compared with the modern people. …

    Anthropological Science 112(3), 219-234, 2004-12-01

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  • The head-burial site in the Numazu city and the skulls of the medieval Japanese.  [in Japanese]

    SUZUKI Hisashi

    … According to the local tradition, a number of corpses, which died on the occasion of medieval battles taken place in the middle of the 16th century in this asea, were buried in the Sembon-hama beach. …

    Journal of the Anthropological Society of Nippon 97(1), 23-37, 1989


  • Medieval Japanese Dogs in Kamakura Zaimokuza Site

    SHIGEHARA Nobuo , ONODERA Satoru

    … Many skeletons of dogs of the Jomon period have been reported in Japan. … There is little information, however, regarding medieval dogs. … In 1953, the medieval burial site was excavated in Zaimokuza (Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.). … Human skeletons including 556 skulls with many of horses and dogs were unearthed there. … Although skeletons were well preserved, many skulls were fragmented. …

    Journal of the Anthropological Society of Nippon 95(3), 361-379, 1987


  • Human Skeletal Remains of the Edo Period Excavated from the Tenpukuji Site, Fukuoka

    NAKAHASHI Takahiro

    Human skeletal remains from the late-Edo period (18-19c.) were excavated from Tenpukuji site, Fukuoka city in 1983-1984. … In northern Kyushu and Yamaguchi Prefecture, from which many important human skeletal remains have been found, the Tenpukuji materials are to date the only remains of Edo-era. … Of the 200 human skeletons excavated at this site, 38 well preserved materials in each sex were selected for study. …

    Journal of the Anthropological Society of Nippon 95(1), 89-106, 1987


  • Sex Assessment of Fragmentary Skeletal Remains

    NAKAHASHI Takahiro , NAGAI Masafumi

    … To determine the sex of fragmentary human skeletal remains, discriminant function analysis using 18 measurements on relatively preservable parts of the skeleton was made on samples from western Japan, of recent, medieval and aeneolithic Yayoi periods. … Since the methods we used are not so influenced by the degree of bone preservation, these approaches can be used to determine the sex of excavated human skeletons containing poorly preserved materials. …

    Journal of the Anthropological Society of Nippon 94(3), 289-305, 1986

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  • Manifestation of the Physical Characteristics of Japanese Aristrocrats in the Edo era of Japan

    SUZUKI Hisashi

    … The physical characteristics of 14 skeletons including 5 Tokugawa Shoguns and 9 wives, as well as 44 skeletons including 30 feudal lords (Daimyos) and 14 wives were studied.<br>The Shogun's faces are distinguished from those of the common people of the time by the following features : exceptionally high and narrow face with extremely narrow and prominent nose, high and roomy orbit, highly reduced upper and lower jaws. …

    Journal of the Anthropological Society of Nippon 93(1), 1-32, 1985

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