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The author of the book: Paul G. Bahn
Edition: Firefly Books
Date of issue: January 26th 2012
ISBN: 1554079926
ISBN 13: 9781554079926
Language: English
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Very comprehensive... an informative and fun read.
-- Canadian Society of Forensic Science


An excellent survey of the postmortem identification and interpretation of human remains.
-- Science Books and Films

Human remains have much to tell us about how our ancestors lived and died, what they believed, and the rituals that were important to them. In Written in Bones , a team of international forensic anthropologists and archaeologists examines important case studies of human remains found at archeological sites around the world. Comprehensive text and color photographs describe how the remains were analyzed using modern scientific techniques and how the data were assembled to create authentic pictures of ancient cultures.

The book is organized in five chapters: A Way of Life, Natural Deaths, Deliberate Deaths, Burials, and Mummies and Mummification.

Some of the astonishing discoveries covered are:


A Han Dynasty aristocrat preserved in an unknown red liquid Bog bodies in Europe The riddle of Tomb KV55, where a male body was found inside a female coffin The headless men and giant wolves of a Mesolithic cemetery in Siberia The seven new cases in this revised edition include:


The Silk Road Mummies Early European Farmers
Mummies and Modern Medicine Infant Deaths in a Roman brothel Called "grisly, gross and utterly compelling," Written in Bones is used as a text in archaeology and anthropology courses around the world. It is sure to find an audience among a wide variety of readers.


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Ebook Written in Bones: How Human Remains Unlock the Secrets of the Dead read Online! Dr. Paul G. Bahn is a leading archaeological writer, translator, and broadcaster in the field of archaeology.


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