ANT 348K • Human Osteology
8:30 AM-11:30 AM
This course presents a detailed study of the anatomy of the human skeleton with special emphasis on the interpretation of remains from archaeological contexts. Consideration is given to the growth, structure, and function of the skeleton, forensic aspects such as the determination of age, sex, stature, and pathology and the identification of fragmentary remains.
Class meets May 8-26.
TEXTS: Bass, William M., Human Osteology, 2005 (Fifth edition). Columbia: Missouri Archaeological Society. Steele, D.G. and C. A. Bramblett, 1988. The Anatomy and Biology of the Human Skeleton. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.