Preservation and representation of human bones and it's importance for anthropological Analysis - an introduction

Cooper, Christine; Lösch, Sandra (2013). Preservation and representation of human bones and it's importance for anthropological Analysis - an introduction. Bulletin der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, 19(2), pp. 5-7. Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Anthropologie

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This paper presents problems arising from the lack of standardized methods for recording skeletal remains. Using practical examples it is shown how preservation and representation of bones can distort observations and how this can be reduced by systematic data acquisition.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Legal Medicine > Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Cooper, Christine and Lösch, Sandra

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology

ISSN:

1420-4835

Publisher:

Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Anthropologie

Funders:

[UNSPECIFIED] MVUB, Mittelbauvereinigung der Uni Bern

Language:

English

Submitter:

Katrin Renfer

Date Deposited:

13 Jun 2014 14:06

Last Modified:

15 Dec 2014 15:36

Additional Information:

This article derived from a Workshop at Bern University in 2013 with the title "Preservation and representation of human bones and its importance for anthropological Analysis".

Uncontrolled Keywords:

preservation, representation, prevalence, bone counts, data management

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.44416

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/44416

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