El Molto
Department of Anthropology

      

The University of Western Ontario

Kellis Cemetery,
Egypt

Selected Publications

Molto, E., J.D. Stewart, H. Fujita, D. Ens and B. Kaminski.
   in press 2006 BCS-I A Las Palmas mortuary site in the Cape region of Baja California, Sur. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly .

Rosales, A., Sanchgez, L. and E. Molto.
   in press 2006 The dead at Conchalito. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly.

Molto, J.E., Joe D. Stewart, Denise Ens, Ben Kaminski, and Harumi Fujita   
  in press  BCS-1, A Burial Cave in Baja California Sur: Archaeological and Osteological Investigations. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly (2004).

Ens, D. and E. Molto.
   2006 Reconstruction of the Shang Dynasty diet using stable isotopic analysis. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.

Donoghue, H., A. Marcsik. C. Matheson, K. Vernon, E. Nuorala, E. Molto, C. Greenblatt and M. Spiegelman.    2005 Co-infection of myobacterial tuberculosis and Myobacterium leprae in human archaeological samples: a possible explanation for the historical decline of leprosy. Proc. Royal Soc. B. 582.1-582.6.

Molto, J.E.
  2005  Treponematoses in the Pre-contact and Post-contact Pericue of the Cape Region of Baja California, Sur. In The Myth of Syphilis: Treponematosis in Pre-Columbian North America, edited by M.L. Powell and D.C. Cook. University Press of Florida.

Tocheri, M.W., T.L. Dupras, P. Sheldrick, and J.E. Molto
   2005  Roman Period Fetal Skeletons From the East Cemetery (Kellis 2) of Kellis, Egypt.  International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 15(5):326-341.

Molto, E., P. Sheldrick, A. Cerroni, and S. Haddow
  2003  Late Roman Period Human Skeletal Remains from the Areas D/6 and D/7 Tomb 1 at Kellis. In Oasis Papers 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project, edited by Gillian E. Bowen and Colin A. Hope, pp. 345-363. Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph 14, Oxbow Press, Oxford, England.

Stewart. J.D., E. Molto and P. Reimer
  2003  The Chronology of Kellis 2: The Interpretive Significance of Radiocarbon Dating of Human Remains. In Oasis Papers 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project, edited by Gillian E. Bowen and Colin A. Hope. pp. 373-378. Archaeological Research at Kellis: Preliminary Reports, Oxbow Press, Oxford, England.

Lahti, A, F. Mallory, S. Hamilton, C. Matheson, and E. Molto
  2002  Molecular Genetics and the Canidae Connection: A Pilot Study. Tempus 7: 221-227.  

Molto, J.E.
  2002  Bio-archaeological Research of Kellis 2: An Overview. In Dakhleh Oasis Project: Preliminary Reports on the 1994–1995 to 1998–1999 Field Seasons, edited by C.A. Hope and G.E. Bowen, pp. 239-255. Volume III, Oxbow Press, Oxford.  

Molto, J.E.
  2002  Leprosy in Roman Period Skeletons from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt.  In Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on the Evolution and Paleoepidemiology of the Infectious Diseases. The Past and Present of Leprosy, edited by Charlotte A. Roberts, Mary E. Lewis, and K. Manchester, pp. 183-196. British Archaeological Reports International Series 1054, Archaeopress, Oxford.

Tocheri, M., and E. Molto
  2002  Aging Fetal and Juvenile Skeletons from Roman Period Egypt Using Basiocciput Osteometrics. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 12:356-363.   

Graver, A., E. Molto, R. Parr, R. Praymak, S. Walters, and J. Maki
  2001  R. Mitochondrial DNA research in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt: A Preliminary Report. Ancient Biomolecules 3:239-253.

Molto, J.E.
  2001  The Comparative Skeletal Biology and Paleoepidemiology of Population Samples From the Ein Tirghi and Kellis Cemeteries, Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. In The Oasis Papers I, Proceedings of the First Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project, edited by C.A. Marlow and A.J. Mills, pp. 81-100. Monograph 6: Oxbow Press, England.

Fairgrieve, S., and E. Molto
  2000 Cribra orbitalia in Two Temporally Disjunct Population Samples From the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 111:319-331.

Molto, E.
  2000  Humeral Varus Deformity in Burials from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 113:103-109.  

Aufderheide, A.C., M. Zlonis, L. Cartmell, M.R. Zimmerman, P. Sheldrick, M. Cook, and J.E. Molto
  1999  Human Mummification Practices at Ismant El-Kharab. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 85:197-210.

Molto, E., J.D. Stewart, and P. Reimer
  1998  The Chronology of Las Palmas Culture: New Radiocarbon Dates on Non-human Terrestrial Materials from William Massey’s Cave Burial Sites. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly 34(4):1-19.  

Molto, E., J.D. Stewart, and P. Reimer
  1997  Problems in Radiocarbon Dating of Human Remains from the Cape Region of Baja California. American Antiquity 62(3):489-507.