Occasional archaeological human skeletal remains from Läänemaa, Western Estonia

Raili Allmäe


During archaeological excavations in 2012 human skeletal remains were recovered from two sites in Läänemaa: four 16th–17th centuries skeletons from Ehte Street in the town of Haapsalu and two Late Iron Age (12th–13th cc.) skeletons from the Maidla grave-field. The skeletal data from Läänemaa are scanty, thus anthropological analyses of these occasionally found remains were conducted and some characteristics of body build were calculated.


skeletal remains; Western Estonia; body height; body weight; osteometry

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.12697/poa.2013.22.02


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ISSN 1406-0140 (print)
ISSN 1736-7646 (online)
Journal DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12697/issn1406-0140