Ireland, Trim, Co. Meath

Introduction to Bioarchaeology

when 23 June 2014 - 4 August 2014
duration 6 weeks
fee EUR 1

A practical introduction to the excavation and analysis of human skeletal remains and their mortuary contexts, emphasizing ‘hands-on’ experience in the field and lab.
The course is two weeks in duration and will be available mid-summer. Please visit www.iafs.ie for further information.

Course leader

Dr Rachel Scott, DePaul University

Target group

Archeaology, anthropology or forensic studies students

Course aim

Excavate and record human burials
2. Clean, reconstruct, and inventory human skeletal remains, including identifying and siding whole
bones
3. Understand the types of data collected on human skeletons
4. Understand the types of research questions that can be answered through osteoarchaeological
analysis
5. Apply this understanding to the design of a research project

Credits info

n/a

Fee info

EUR 1: This includes two weeks tuition fees and an IAFS pack. For further information please visit www.iafs.ie