Courses: Bioarchaeology-Interpreting Human Remains (ANTHB274001)

Spring 2009

Class Number: 1641
New Course: An introduction to human osteological analysis, a
subfield of human anatomy. Lab work emphasizes identification of
landmark features on each bone, and techniques of sexing and aging
human skeletal material. Lecture introduces skeletal biology and
covers the fundamentals of bioarchaeological analysis. Topics include
nutrition, diet, stress and deprivation, determination of gender and
age, population affinities, and principles of paleopathological
identification. Prerequisite: ANTH B101 or equivalent or permission
of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 20 students, with preference
to majors. Students will select one lab session in addition to the
lecture. Cross listed with ARCH B274.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1641

Department

Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By

Rhodes,Jill Anne

Location

Bryn Mawr, DAL315,DAL315,DAL315

Meeting Times

W 10:00am-11:30am,M 10:00am-11:30am,M 11:30am-1:00pm