most basic level, the study of Anthropology is the examination of all aspects of
humanity. It is the scientific consideration of our past, present, and in some
cases even our species’ very future.
Anthropology is divided into
but overlapping sub-fields. The Department conducts research and holds collections relating to the following:
The study of humanity’s past
through material remains.
The study of humanity’s culture, both past and present.
Focus on Forensic
Forensic Anthropology is the application of
Physical Anthropological techniques to the solving of criminal cases. This
section is a beginners guide to this discipline, which is image
Practical Hints for the
by Bernie Powell
section presents an interesting series of tips about a variety of aspects within
Archaeology. Keep checking back, a new one will be uploaded every week
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