Monday, November 23, 2009

Bergamo : Lombardia (Italy)

Bergamo (Bèrghem in Lombard) occupies the site of the ancient town of Bergomum, founded as a settlement of the Celtic tribe of Cenomani in Cisalpine Gaul over an Etruscan settlement named Barra. In 49 BC it became a Roman municipality and was an important hub on the military road between Friuli and Raetia. From the 6th century Bergamo was the seat of one of the most important Lombard duchies of Northern Italy.

  • Sample :
Full scale

  • Brief anthropological analysis :

- Type 1 :
Light pigmentation and light eyes, more or less leptomorphic, arched nose, large jaws and sometimes pointy chin
~ Nordo-Dinarid

It appears to be the quintessential Lombard look. A darker variant :

- Type 2 :
Dark, brachymorphic, little nose, round-faced, broad forehead, wide set eyes, large jaws
~ Alpinid

More in the Med sprectrum :

  • Final morphotypes :

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