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us: Forensic archaeology


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    • us: Forensic bioarchaeology
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Archaeology
    • us: Forensic sciences
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, c2009: t.p.; p. 22 ("forensic archaeology" defined as application of archaeological principles, techniques within medico-legal or humanitarian context involving buried evidence; distinct yet heavily connected contributions made by forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology)
    • found: Forensic recovery of human remains, 2006: p. 1 (continued emphasis on proper collection techniques for human remains, precise documentation of contextual information from crime scenes has led to forensic archaeology being recognized as its own discipline. Though in N. America it's common for forensic archaeology to be encompassed within forensic anthropology (and thus can be termed "forensic bioarchaeology"), there are distinct differences between the two disciplines) p. 3 (forensic archaeology, application of archaeological theory, methods, to crime scene excavation and recovery, or more specifically, data collection activities carried out during field recovery aspect of forensic anthropology)
    • found: The concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology, 2008 (forensic archaeology: branch of archaeological investigation in which methods of archaeology are applied to legal problems, most commonly involving reconstruction of chronology, sequence of events from deposits found within and around burial sites for homicide cases and investigations into human rights violations)
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    • 2009-04-21: new
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