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 055: Advanced bioarchaeological techniques in the Pyramid of Huallamarca

What you will learn ?Learning bioanthropology fieldschool in Peru Inca

In the Laboratory

  • Complete osteological analysis of an individual funerary unit

  • Assessment of disarticulated remains and computation of minimum numberof individuals

  • Analyse individuals with intentional deformed skulls.

  • Analyse individuals partially mummified.

  • Application of standard techniques of bone measurement, age estimation,sex estimation, classification of dental pathology and tooth wear

  • Identification of fragmentary bones

  • Utilization of anatomical terminology to describe and discuss skeletal elements

  • Recording osteological information on complex forms

  • Recognition of non-metric traits and pathological bone

    Learning bioanthropology fieldschool in Peru Inca


  • Development and application of osteological methods

  • Identifying trauma in archaeological bone

  • Challenges in paleodemography and paleoepidemiology

  • Estimating ancestry of human skeletal remains.



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