ECU Bioarchaeology Lab


The Bioarchaeology Lab is devoted to the study of human remains in both an archaeological and forensic context. The lab works closely with the Office of the State Archaeologist and the Pitt County medical examiner.


The Bioarchaeology lab has a thin sectioning machine, an x-ray machine, dental processing machines, and a vast study collection.

Current Projects

* Khirbet Faynan and Khirbet edh-Dharih in Jordan
* Wadi Ramm in Jordan
* Qasr Hallabat in Jordan
* Petra North Ridge Project in Petra, Jordan


Forensic Certificate

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Department News

Check out the accomplishments and activities of the Anthropology Student Organization in the latest Annual Report!

 Congratulations to all of our new graduates in Anthropology! The graduation ceremony was held on Friday and was well attended by family and friends. Thanks to all of our faculty and staff that helped make the event a success! Check out one of our featured graduates interviewed on WNCT!

The Anthropology Student Organization (ANSO) raised $750 during a bake sale over 3 days for earthquake survivors in Nepal.  Proceeds were sent to Direct Relief, a nonprofit which works with local Non-Governmental Organizations: Thank you for everyone's support!

 Check out the latest Department of Anthropology Spring 2015 newsletter highlighting some of our recent activities! Download a copy here.

 Discovery is a core characteristic of pirates at ECU! See our Anthropology summer field school student, Mansi Trivedi, explain some of the discoveries in Jordan on the latest ECU Values video.