Cranial deformation and genetic diversity in three adolescent male individuals from the Great Migration Period from Osijek, eastern Croatia

The presented study reports an unusual archaeological feature with human remains belonging to three individuals from eastern Croatia dated to the Migration Period. Based on the archaeological context and a direct radiocarbon date, the feature was dated to the 5th/6thcentury CE and is likely associated with the Huns or Germanic tribes, a hypothesis supported by historical records.
.One of the individuals exhibiting ACD, SU 259, shows the greatest affinity to present-day Eastern Asians
On the other hand, the individuals SU 261 and SU 750 exhibit components of ancestry close to modern Europeans and Near Easterners, respectively, a pattern of individual variation very similar to the individuals from Veeramah et al.!4d18.6955144