Copyright The Malta Historical Society, 2005.

Source: Melita Historica. [Published by the Malta Historical Society]. 3(1963)4(68)

Recent Publications and Book Reviews 1963

Prof. J. J. MANGION, M.D., B.Lic., F.D.S. Two cases of Taurodontism in Modern Human Jaws. (Reprinted from British Dental Journal, Vol. 113, No. 9, pp. 309-312, Nov. 6, 1962).

The British Dental Journal for November 6th, 1962 includes a contribution from the pen of Professor J.J. Manigion, M.D, B.Sc, F.D.S, who occupies the chair of dentistry at our University, in the shape of an article entitled "Two Cases of Taurodontism in "Modern Human Jaws".

If inherently of a technical nature, Professor Mangion's communication is of a peculiarly interesting character in view of the link it establishes between alb-normal odontological specimens cropping up in Correspondent's professional practice and others discovered by the late Sir Arthur Keith in 1924 at Ghar Dalam, wherefrom he drew his conclusion's, about Neanderthal Man in Malta. Professor Mangion's scholarly account open's up vistas calculated to lead to further, and not unimportant, developments in the pursuit of theories about prehistoric man,

Dr. Cutajar Beck