ECU Bioarchaeology Lab

Overview

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.

Equipment

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

Links

Forensic Certificate

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Department News

On February 19th, the Department celebrated National Anthropology Day by hosting a public open house. Displays were presented in the labs, and mini-lectures and anthropology films were presented. 

The North Carolina Studies program hosted Dr. Christine Avenarius for her lecture "What sea-level rise? An ethnographic account of Dare, Tyrrell and Hyde County residents' observations about environmental change".

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

 Linked by live video conferencing, Internet chat software and social media, ECU students were connected with their counterparts in different countries. Anthropology 1050: Global Understanding connected with Algerian students to discuss their cultures. Read the full article at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/news/globalclassroom.cfm

New edited volume from the British Archaeological Reports: Excavations in the Western Negev Highlands by Dr. Benjamin Saidel and Dr. Mordechai Haiman (Israel Antiquities Authority).

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.

 On Tuesday January 27, Dr. Bailey and three other professors shared the ins and outs of writing and publishing. This panel of authors answered questions about why they chose to write books, how they select their publishers, and how they balance teaching, research, and writing: offering advice for would-be authors based on personal experience.