About the Authors

Pierpaolo Petrone

pipetron@unina.it

Affiliation Laboratory of Human Osteobiology and Forensic Anthropology, Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Massimo Niola

Affiliation Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Pierpaolo Di Lorenzo

Affiliation Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Mariano Paternoster

Affiliation Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Vincenzo Graziano

Affiliation Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Giuseppe Quaremba

Affiliation Department of Industrial Engineering, Division of Mechanics and Energetics, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80135, Naples, Italy

Claudio Buccelli

Affiliation Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131, Naples, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PP. Analyzed the data: PP MN PDL MP VG GQ CB. Wrote the paper: PP. Performed the bioanthropological and paleopathological research: PP. Performed the anatomo-pathological research, analyzed and interpreted the data: PP MN PDL MP VG GQ CB.