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Chapter 2
Report on the Osteological Assessment of the "Kennewick Man" Skeleton (CENWW.97.Kennewick)
Joseph F. Powell and Jerome C. Rose

Table 10

Table 10 is comprised of 2 tables designed to summarize the probability of group membership for Kennewick Man in 183 Holocene populations, based on inter-individual squared Mahalanobis' distances derived from 13 craniometric variables. The first table, detailing the statistically closest populations, is comprised of 3 columns and 5 rows. From left to right the column headers read Closest Populations, Mahalanobis Distance, and Typical Probability. The 5 rows are comprised of varying statistical information corresponding to the column headers listed above. The populations detailed in the first column, reading from top to bottom are Society Islands, Marquesas, Gog. PNG, Sakhalin, and Sep. PNG.

The second table, detailing the statistically furthest populations, is comprised of 3 columns and 5 rows. From left to right the column headers read Farthest Populations, Mahalanobis Distance, and Typical Probability. The 5 rows are comprised of varying statistical information corresponding to the column headers listed above. The populations detailed in the first column, reading from top to bottom are Herzeg, Ethiopia, Tennessee, Bhutan and Belgium.

The significance of the Table 10 is to document the statistical probability of group membership for Kennewick Man in Holocene populations. For a more detailed and contextualized discussion of Table 10 and the osteological assessment of the Kennewick Man skeleton refer back to the text.

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