An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town

dc.contributor.advisorMorris, Alanen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorManyaapelo, Thabangen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-02T08:59:04Z
dc.date.available2015-01-02T08:59:04Z
dc.date.issued2007en_ZA
dc.descriptionIncludes abstract.en_ZA
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves 138-157).en_ZA
dc.description.abstractThe development of the city of Cape Town in the last 20 years has led to the discovery of burial sites 110t sufficiently documented in the city's archival records. Human remains under study were recovered from three different locations namely Cobern Street (11=28) mid 18th century; Marina Residence (11=40) and Polyoak (11=9) both late 18th to early 19th century. The aim of this study is to investigate oral hygiene; dental pathologies; behaviour; lifestyle aspects and geographic origins as seen on the dentition using standard osteoscopic methods. Calculus deposition which is an indicator of poor oral hygiene was found in 98.7% of the individuals. Pathologies such as caries at 4.3, abscesses at 2.5 and teeth lost antemortem at 8.8 per mouth, the Cape Poor were found to be similar to 18th century poor communities. The evidence points more towards a difference in oral hygiene practices but similar diets between the three communities. The seemingly shared social class does not, at least in the earlier times of the colony, mask the diverse cultural heritage as evidenced in the dental behaviour through intentional, unintentional dental modification as well as habitual dental markers.en_ZA
dc.identifier.apacitationManyaapelo, T. (2007). <i>An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10935en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitationManyaapelo, Thabang. <i>"An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology, 2007. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10935en_ZA
dc.identifier.citationManyaapelo, T. 2007. An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town. University of Cape Town.en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Manyaapelo, Thabang AB - The development of the city of Cape Town in the last 20 years has led to the discovery of burial sites 110t sufficiently documented in the city's archival records. Human remains under study were recovered from three different locations namely Cobern Street (11=28) mid 18th century; Marina Residence (11=40) and Polyoak (11=9) both late 18th to early 19th century. The aim of this study is to investigate oral hygiene; dental pathologies; behaviour; lifestyle aspects and geographic origins as seen on the dentition using standard osteoscopic methods. Calculus deposition which is an indicator of poor oral hygiene was found in 98.7% of the individuals. Pathologies such as caries at 4.3, abscesses at 2.5 and teeth lost antemortem at 8.8 per mouth, the Cape Poor were found to be similar to 18th century poor communities. The evidence points more towards a difference in oral hygiene practices but similar diets between the three communities. The seemingly shared social class does not, at least in the earlier times of the colony, mask the diverse cultural heritage as evidenced in the dental behaviour through intentional, unintentional dental modification as well as habitual dental markers. DA - 2007 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2007 T1 - An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town TI - An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10935 ER - en_ZA
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11427/10935
dc.identifier.vancouvercitationManyaapelo T. An odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Town. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Social Anthropology, 2007 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10935en_ZA
dc.language.isoengen_ZA
dc.publisher.departmentSocial Anthropologyen_ZA
dc.publisher.facultyFaculty of Humanitiesen_ZA
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Cape Town
dc.subject.otherSocial Anthropologyen_ZA
dc.titleAn odontological analysis of 18th and 19th century burial sites from in and around Cape Townen_ZA
dc.typeMaster Thesis
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dc.type.qualificationnameMScen_ZA
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