Retrieved from " https: From preceding articles the broad heads in France, denoted by the dark tints, will be recognized as the extreme vanguard of the Alpine race of central Europe. Facially he is a perfect example of a refined Mediterranean type; his head length is a little short, his stature a little tall, for the mean. In Spain, on the other hand, the facial Basque, if we may use the term, is slightly broader-headed than his purely Spanish neighbor. A Basque from Vizcaya, Spain. An oasis dweller from Kharga.
Basque physical charecteristics?
Most food enthusiasts know that Basque Country — the Michelin-starred mecca and autonomous territory of Spain and France — is considered the nucleus of world-class gastronomy. Of our three layers of present population the dolichocephalic type in the fastnesses of the Pyrenees to-day represents the primitive possessors of Aquitaine. Everything denoted that it had been going on for many years. The only canton in the mountains proper with upward of half the population of the Basque facial type lies at the famous pass of Roncevaux. In some articles they claim that Irish had kept "pure" so to speak and this thought crossed my head:
Basque ancestry detectable via genetic test (DNA)
Both anthropometrically and morphologi- cally, the European and Asiatic Alpines are essentially identical. A mesocephalic Englishman from Southampton, whose small face, concave-profiled, round-tipped nasal form, and whose lack of angularity or bony extravagance in the cranial and facial skeleton, combined with a high vault, indicate a close similarity to the known skeletal remains of Neolithic Danubians. A far-reaching and bold hypothesis this, to be sure. Collignon identifies it as a remnant of the same prehistoric Cro-Magnon race, centering in Dordogne, which we described in our last paper. This Somali represents the closest approximation to a white man found among his people.
You also have to remember these studies were done under Francos dictatorship. This is indeed truly primitive. At this point the contour line sweeps far south, well toward the frontier. Both this man and 1 are golden blond in hair color; the Borreby group seems to run lighter-haired than the Brunn. Why are they thus separated?