|By Chris Wain, A talk on the Hampshire Cultural Trust Store for Bones.|
- some animals such as bears and seals have similar bones in the hands
2. Number of people buried in the site
- if there are many similar bones there may be several people
3. Preservation state
- this may depend on where the burial site is and its condition
- details in skulls and the pelvis and girls grow faster than boys
5. Age at death
- seen in the ossification of the bones and state of the teeth
- can be calculated by the length of the long bones and a formula
7. Presence of non-metric traits
some people have extra bones such as in six fingered hands
8. Presence of trauma
- accidents may be present and bones may have healed
9. Presence of disease
- many diseases may have permanent effects on bones
|Paul Burgess will be talking on
"The Whitehill Photographic Glass Plate negatives".
|Jo Smith will be giving a talk on "Canadians in Bordon".|
|AGM and interactive evening.
Bring in your finds to tell us about them or "Ask an Expert" as to what they think it is.
Forrest Community Centre, Room 5, Pine Hill Road, Bordon, Hampshire. GU35 0BS
There is a small Entry fee to attend these informative talks, that covers refreshments during the mid-way break and is £ 2.00 for Members and £ 3.00 (at the moment) for Non Members
At Our Nov 2018 Meeting
Want to know what you are missing?
Community Archaeology by Dr Anne Sassin