In the 6th and 7th century AD the region around Monastiri, inhabited by the descendants of Greek-speaking Molossians, experienced a demographic shift as more and more Slavic tribes settled in the area.
- Sample :
- Brief anthropological analysis :
- Type 1 : Rather dark complexion (from dark to medium blonde hair), brachymorphic, large head, little and distanced oblique eyes, low orbits, broad and straight nose, full lips, weak browridges, large jaw, receding chin
Less archetypal and more classical individuals (dark complexion, convex nose, longer face, ...) are found.
- Type 2 : Intermediate complexion (pale skin color, grey/green eyes, chestnut hair, ...), more or less leptomorphic, long face, probably brachycephalic, narrow eyes, long and narrow arched nose, rather low and receding forehead
This is a very common type in the Balkans.
- Final morphotypes :