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The Resource Written in bones : how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead, consultant editor, Paul Bahn

Written in bones : how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead, consultant editor, Paul Bahn

Label
Written in bones : how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead
Title
Written in bones
Title remainder
how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead
Statement of responsibility
consultant editor, Paul Bahn
Title variation
How human remains unlock the secrets of the dead
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book brings together a team of international experts to show how the careful study of bones and other ancient remains using modern scientific techniques, known as forensic archaeology, can reveal a picture of the lives, cultures and beliefs of ancient societies. Includes the Chinchorro mummies of Chile, Ötzi the Iceman, headless men and giant wolves from a Mesolithic cemetery in Siberia, burials from Han dynasty China, bog bodies from Denmark, and many others
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CC79.5.H95
LC item number
W75 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Written in bones : how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead, consultant editor, Paul Bahn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-191) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A way of life
  • Natural deaths
  • Deliberate deaths
  • Burials
  • Mummies and mummification
Control code
50440814
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781552976852
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003272773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
Label
Written in bones : how human remains unlock the secrets of the dead, consultant editor, Paul Bahn
Publication
Note
Maps on lining pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-191) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A way of life
  • Natural deaths
  • Deliberate deaths
  • Burials
  • Mummies and mummification
Control code
50440814
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781552976852
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003272773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps

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