Hakan Yılmaz, Rafet Çavuşoğlu, İ̇smail Baykara, Timur Gülteki̇n, Bilcan Gökce

Keywords: Van, Kalecik, Urartu, Articular


In this study the joint types of the top surface of the calcaneus that belongs to Van Kalecik (Urartian) Society have been examined. A total of 20 calcaneus bones were examined for this variation. The type B is the most observed joint surface in Van Kalecik society. When the population examined is considered in general sense it is seen that type B is seen in 80% and type A in 20% of the population. Any meaningful (x²) determination has not been made in the examination applied between sexes. In the studies that have been made in the different regions of the world, it has been determinined that the type A joint surface is more common in males.