Getting a grip on Archaeothanatology

Just this week, news agencies have been reporting about a burial containing two skeletons purportedly holding hands.  See ABC’s news story here.  Determining if, in fact, these two individuals were buried with hands gripping each other requires precise and careful excavation and observation of the location and arrangement of the existing remains. Of course, the absence of…


This is the place where I post information and links that I think might be useful to students.  Some of these posts are for students who plan to go on to graduate school.  But many others are for students just starting their undergraduate program or for people who are planning non-academic careers. GR