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By Roderick Sprague

ISBN-10: 0759108404

ISBN-13: 9780759108400

ISBN-10: 0759108412

ISBN-13: 9780759108417

With archaeological practices being as assorted because the cultures they learn, little increase has been made to standardize the nomenclature utilized in the Western clinical international to explain the actual point of burial and different kinds of physique disposal, which might enable researchers to explain and accurately examine those certain and revealing practices. in demand archaeologist Roderick Sprague eventually offers a long-overdue and much-needed logical define of the variables that are meant to be indexed to explain our bodies, grave items, and tombs, developing common phrases for the archaeologists who excavate those burials. Drawing from examples and terminology in old archaeology, prehistory, ethnography, and forensic anthropology, this good illustrated, functional, and easy reference textual content could be imperative to all researchers in those and similar fields.

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