Tag Archives: skeletal analysis

As Seen on TV: Activity Markers on Bones S1E1

As a scholar of anthropology, I am frequently questioned about the plausibility of science on tv shows. This is especially true for the show Bones. Typically I’m asked if some forensic method or another Dr. Brennan employs is realistic. The … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of…Vampires

My first field school was a project investigating Medieval population demographics through the analysis of funerary excavations at various cemeteries in Romania, specifically in Transylvania. Before and after I went on this trip I got varying reactions from friends and … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of… Fermentation

Within the last few years, my hometown has seen a fortunate increase in both microbreweries and local distilleries. At one of my new favorite places to purchase craft beers I came across a beer that inspired this blog post.┬áThe Scottish … Continue reading

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