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6.3: Non-Metric Traits of the Pelvic Girdle

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  • Accessory iliac facet - Additional facet located on the iliac tuberosity in the area that articulates with sacrum. May be unilateral or bilateral.

    Accessory sacral facet - Additional facet located on the posterior aspect of the sacrum near the first sacral foramen. May be unilateral or bilateral.

    Acetabular mark/notch - U-shaped depression located in the superior aspect of the acetabulum on the lunate surface. (Mann and Hunt 2005)

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    Postcranial Measurements

    For a complete list of standard postcranial measurements see Buikstra and Ubelaker (1994). Buikstra and Ubelaker (1994) have proposed a set of standard measurements and collection techniques to be employed by all practicing physical and forensic anthropologists to aid in data collection and comparison between researchers.

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