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Поволжская археология

To Anniversary of Svetlana G. Efi mova

Gerasimova M.M. (Moscow, Russian Federation), Pezhemsky D.V. (Moscow, Kazan, Russian Federation)

page 337–345

UDC 572: 902/904


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The article is devoted to anniversary of Svetlana G. Efimova – the famous Russian craniologist, an expert on the physical anthropology of ancient and modern population of the Volga-Ural region. The authors present the milestones of the biography of the researcher, the important events of her scientific career, most of which are associated with the Anuchin Institute and Museum of Anthropology (Lomonosov Moscow State University). The authors also analyze the scientific works of Svetlana G. Efimova, primarily characterized by her articles on the craniology of the medieval population of Volga Bulgaria. Attention is drawn to her fundamental treatises on the craniology of the Europepeoples and especially – peoples of Russian plains, on methodological innovations in the field of craniophenetics and biometrics, contained in her publications.


physical anthropologycraniologyVolga-Ural region ethnic historyS.G. Efimova

About the author(s)

Gerasimova Margarita M. Candidate of Historical Sciences. Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N.N. Miklouho-Maklay (IEA), Russian Academy of Sciences. Leninsky Ave., 32а, Moscow,119334, Russian Federation;

Pezhemsky Denis V. Candidate of Biological Sciences. Lomonosov Moscow State University. Lomonosov Prospect 27, korp. 4, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation. Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University. Kremlyovskaya St., 18, Kazan, 420000, the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation;