Human Bones In Archaeology
The Museum of London shall deliver the goods ordered to the delivery address which you supply.
Delivery will be made by Royal Mail in the UK, and via reciprocal carriers for all other destinations
Please note the information below is intended as a guide only - Your total shipping will be calculated automatically during checkout prior to the completion of your order.
£4 postage on all orders under £50
FREE postage on all orders £50 and over
£6 postage on all orders under £50
£12 postage on all orders £50 and over
Rest of the World
£10 postage on all orders under £50
£15 postage on all orders £50 and over
For all other postage options, please contact the shop directly and we shall endeavour to fulfill your request.
Known as physical anthropology, the study of skeletons is a vital part of environmental archaeology. Human bones provide accurate evidence for the physical characteristics of a previous community, and are a major source of evidence for diseases that scar bone and their subsequent evolution within populations.
Ann Stirland describes human skeletons and their variations as a result of diet, environment, and disease, along iwth the effects on the bones of various burial conditions and rituals. Guidance is offered on methods of excavation, treatment, recording and analysis, and numerous illustrations show the reader what to look for.