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H 276 x W 203 mm

250 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white

Published Nov 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914844

Digital: 9781784914851

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Osteoarchaeology; forensic; bones; burial; archaeological theory

Forensic Archaeology

The Application of Comparative Excavation Methods and Recording Systems

By Laura Evis

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This book evaluates current archaeological excavation methods and recording systems in relation to their use in providing forensic evidence, and their ability to satisfy the admissibility tests introduced by the Law Commission, and other internationally recognised bodies.



Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Background; Chapter 3 Methodology; Chapter 4 Archaeological Manual/Guideline Analysis; Chapter 5 Archaeological practitioner interviews; Chapter 6 Excavation experiment; Chapter 7 Conclusion; Chapter 8 Recommendations; Bibliography; Appendix A: List of contributors; Appendix B: Archaeological manual/guideline analytical criteria; Appendix C: Interview questions; Appendix D: Grave excavation experiment locations