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Author Walker, Sally M
Title Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland / Sally M. Walker
Imprint Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2009
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  614.17 WAL    AVAILABLE
 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  614 WAL    AVAILABLE
Description 144 p. ; col. ill. ; 29 cm
Bibliography Include bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index
Contents Grave mysteries -- Social status/work/making a living -- Buried in cloth and wood -- Health, nutrition, and cause of death -- The luxury of lead -- The lead coffin people -- Who were these people? -- In the flesh
Summary Takes readers through the process of investigating human remains found at colonial-era sites to reveal causes of death, match remains with the names on the historical records, and determine the skeletons' gender, age at death, nationality, and even economic standing
Subject Forensic anthropology -- Juvenile literature
Forensic osteology -- Juvenile literature
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Virginia -- Jamestown -- Juvenile literature
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Juvenile literature
Jamestown (Va.) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
ISBN 9780822571353 : SAL $22.95 FOLLETT
0822571358 : SAL $22.95
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