ANTH3440-AA.Human Osteology/Skeletal Ident.F15.Myster,Susan
Human Osteology/Skeletal Ident
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Goals: To develop a basic knowledge of human osteology, including human bone identification and human functional anatomy. To understand the methods and techniques for skeletal identification and for the reconstruction of life histories from bone that may be applied in both recent forensic and ancient archaeological contexts. Content: Human osteology, functional anatomy, bone biology, techniques for determination of age-at-death, sex, stature and for identifying skeletal indicators of biological affinity, trauma, disease and general health. A case study approach leads to the production of a forensic or osteobiographical report on a set of skeletal remains. Taught: Annually Prerequisite: ANTH 1160 or consent of instructor NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course. Credits: 4
Myster, Susan, "ANTH3440-AA.Human Osteology/Skeletal Ident.F15.Myster,Susan" (2015). Syllabi. 5549.