bioarcheology

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bioarcheology

[¦bī·ō‚är·kē′äl·ə·jē]
(archeology)
A discipline in which the concepts of human biology are integrated with anthropological archeology.
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Both bioarchaeology (per Buikstra and Beck 2006:xvii) and archaeothanatology (Boulestin and Duday 2006) emphasize an "integrative analysis" that must include an analysis of human remains, archaeological context, and social theory (Baker and Agarwal 2017:1).
Most of her interests, both professional and personal, seem to hinge on losing herself in foreign worlds, whether it's the bottom of the sea as a keen scuba diver (and certified instructor), the world of exotic cuisines as a committed foodie -- and of course the world of the past, human bioarchaeology being the study of ancient human remains.
"It's great stuff," commented Greger Larson, director of the paleogenomics and bioarchaeology research network at the University of Oxford in England, who was not involved in the research."It demonstrates the power of ancient whole genomes to understand the pattern and the process of domestication." Among the farm animals whose lives have become entwined with people, horses were a late addition.
and bioarchaeology. Methodological improvement could increase forensic
Tung, Violence, Ritual and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes, University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Fla, USA, 2012.
Frontiers in the bioarchaeology of stress and disease: Cross-disciplinary perspectives from pathophysiology, human biology and epidemiology.
diss., University of Hawai'i, Manoa, 2010); Michael Pietrusewsky and Rona Ikehara-Quebral, 'The bioarchaeology of the Vat Komnou cemetery, Angkor Borei, Cambodia', Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology 26 (2006): 86-97.
Dr Rebecca Gowland, a senior lecturer in human bioarchaeology at Durham University, said: "The body would decompose and so I would expect to find just the bones primarily, but it depends on the environment.
Skeleton crafts Friday, July 22, 2pm to 4pm Osteoarchaeology or Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains found on archaeological dig sites.
In: Vera Tiesler, ed., The bioarchaeology of artificial cranial modification.