Pier Paolo Petrone

Summary

Affiliation: University of Naples Federico II
Location: Naples, Italy
Summary:
Bsc, degree in Biological Sciences, University Federico II of Naples.
Since 2000 he is curator at the Museum of Anthropology - CMSN, University of Naples "Federico II".
From 1985 to 2000 he has received numerous professional scientific consulting assignments on behalf of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture as well as other national and international institutions. He conducted field and laboratory investigations as regards excavation, documentation, study and analysis of human skeletal remains from pre-protohistoric and historic funerary contexts.
From 1992 to 2006 he worked as a lecturer at the University

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Herculaneum victims of Vesuvius in ad 79
    G Mastrolorenzo
    Osservatorio Vesuviano, Via Manzoni 249, 80123 Napoli, Italy
    Nature 410:769-70. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint "Like a virgin": Absence of rheumatoid arthritis and treponematosis, good sanitation and only rare gout in Italy prior to the 15th century
    B M Rothschild
    Arthritis Center of Northeast Ohio, Youngstown, 44512, USA
    Reumatismo 56:61-6. 2004
  3. pmc The Avellino 3780-yr-B.P. catastrophe as a worst-case scenario for a future eruption at Vesuvius
    Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo
    Osservatorio Vesuviano, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Via Diocleziano 328, 80124 Naples, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:4366-70. 2006
  4. pmc Lethal thermal impact at periphery of pyroclastic surges: evidences at Pompeii
    Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo
    Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Napoli, Osservatorio Vesuviano, Napoli, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e11127. 2010
  5. pmc Enduring fluoride health hazard for the Vesuvius area population: the case of AD 79 Herculaneum
    Pierpaolo Petrone
    Museo di Antropologia, Centro Musei delle Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e21085. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Human corpses as time capsules: new perspectives in the study of past mass disasters
    Pier Paolo Petrone
    Museo di Antropologia, Centro Musei delle Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    J Anthropol Sci 89:3-6. 2011

Collaborators

  • B M Rothschild
  • Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo
  • Lucia Pappalardo
  • G Mastrolorenzo
  • Fabio M Guarino
  • Michael F Sheridan
  • P J Baxter
  • A Incoronato
  • L Fattore
  • M Pagano
  • A Canzanella

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Herculaneum victims of Vesuvius in ad 79
    G Mastrolorenzo
    Osservatorio Vesuviano, Via Manzoni 249, 80123 Napoli, Italy
    Nature 410:769-70. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint "Like a virgin": Absence of rheumatoid arthritis and treponematosis, good sanitation and only rare gout in Italy prior to the 15th century
    B M Rothschild
    Arthritis Center of Northeast Ohio, Youngstown, 44512, USA
    Reumatismo 56:61-6. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis of compromised sanitation in ancient Italy, on the basis of spondyloarthropathy frequency; and 4. To assess variation of trauma frequencies in ancient Italy, by examining frequency of focal periosteal reaction...
  3. pmc The Avellino 3780-yr-B.P. catastrophe as a worst-case scenario for a future eruption at Vesuvius
    Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo
    Osservatorio Vesuviano, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Via Diocleziano 328, 80124 Naples, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:4366-70. 2006
    ..Because an event of this scale is capable of devastating a broad territory that includes the present metropolitan district of Naples, it should be considered as a reference for the worst eruptive scenario at Vesuvius...
  4. pmc Lethal thermal impact at periphery of pyroclastic surges: evidences at Pompeii
    Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo
    Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Napoli, Osservatorio Vesuviano, Napoli, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e11127. 2010
    ..Pompeii and the nearby archaeological sites preserve the most complete set of evidence of the 79 AD catastrophic eruption recording its effects on structures and people...
  5. pmc Enduring fluoride health hazard for the Vesuvius area population: the case of AD 79 Herculaneum
    Pierpaolo Petrone
    Museo di Antropologia, Centro Musei delle Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e21085. 2011
    ..Even today its early stages are misdiagnosed in endemic areas...
  6. doi request reprint Human corpses as time capsules: new perspectives in the study of past mass disasters
    Pier Paolo Petrone
    Museo di Antropologia, Centro Musei delle Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    J Anthropol Sci 89:3-6. 2011
    ..The new results obtained from the study of the causes of death of people hit by pyroclastic surges produced by past Vesuvius eruptions have proved essential in hazard evaluation in the Neapolitan district and other volcanic areas...