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Author Walker, Sally M.

Title Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland / Sally M. Walker.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 614.17 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.
Indexed In: Bklst 02/01/2009
SLJ Feb 2009
VOYA 2009 no. 2
Kirkus 02/01/2009
BCCB Recommended
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.
Study Program AR RL 9.0 6.0 PHS
Subject Physical anthropology.
Forensic sciences.
Human skeleton.
Archeology -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
Archeology -- Jamestown (Va.)
Jamestown (Va.) -- Antiquities.
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780822571353 (lib. bdg.)
0822571358 (lib. bdg.)

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