Aged autopsy gallstones simulating dry bone context: A morphological, histological and SEM-EDS analysis.


LABANOF, Laboratorio Di Antropologia E Odontologia Forense, Sezione Di Medicina Legale, Dipartimento Di Scienze Biomediche per La Salute, Università Degli Studi Di Milano, 20133, Milan, Italy. Electronic address: [Email]


The aim of this paper is to provide information on the morphology and composition of gallstones based on clinical samples in order to assist paleopathologists and bioarchaeologists in recognizing their presence in archaeological contexts.


Calcified material,Cholelithiasis,Gallstones,Histology,