Tag: Osteoarchaeology

Osteoarchaeology

Forensic archaeology and Osteoarchaeology

A relative newcomer to the world of archaeology, forensic techniques have been responsible for startling revelations — such as that Napoleon Bonaparte suffered arsenic poisoning, with significant traces of the toxin found in his hair — and is increasingly being employed to solve modern criminal investigations. – Osteoarchaeology is the detailed study of human bones, […]