International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 155–161 | Cite as

Anthropological examination of the Etruscan bone material from Magliano in Toscana, Cancellone 1, Grosseto, Italy

  • S. Oláh
  • E. Pacciani
  • S. Cencetti


The anthropological characterization of the Etruscans is one of the most interesting subjects in the prehistory of Italy. This paper gives a general anthropological description of an Etruscan series from Magliano in Toscana (Grosseto), necropoli del Cancellone 1. During this work it was tried to provide a compatible data set. For this reason some parameters such as cranial capacity and stature were calculated by several methods. The individual data are not published, but can be reached in the Centro di Restauro della Soprintendenza Archeologica di Firenze.

Key words

Etruscan biology Magliano Cancellone Tombs 


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© International Institute for the Study of Man 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Oláh
    • 1
  • E. Pacciani
    • 2
  • S. Cencetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anthropology, JózsefAttila University, H-6701 SzegedHungary
  2. 2.Soprintendeza Archeologica per la ToscanaFirenzeItaly

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