Saturday, April 26, 2014

Montes de Oca : Old Castile (Spain)

Montes de Oca is a mountainous comarca situated east of Burgos in Northern Spain.

  • Sample :
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  • Analysis :
  - Brachy type :  such types are rather dominant in that sample like in the Ebro valley. Curiously enough, women don't look as "reduced" as their male counterparts. Most women show strong features (chin, ...) which make the division between two types artificial.

- Lepto type : none of these individuals exhibit striking Basque features (triangle-shaped face, long convex nose, grey eyes), they look standard Iberian. Women exhibit strong features (chin, ...).

  • Morphotypes :