Category Archives: Osteology

Paul Koudounaris’ lecture on Heavenly Bodies : Spectacular Jeweled Skeletons

Paul Koudounaris: Heavenly Bodies* Lecture, Slide Show, and Book Signing * The Strange Factory * Albuquerque, New Mexico * Friday, November 22, 2013 * A race from Taos to Albuquerque to visit a friend’s lecture on his amazing discoveries about … Continue reading

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1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

archived/cross-posted from http://news.yahoo.com/skull-discovery-suggests-early-man-single-species-180440066.html Skull discovery suggests early man was single species By Kerry Sheridan,  SETH BORENSTEIN and SOPHIKO MEGRELIDZE .. .DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides … Continue reading

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Sir William Colin MacKenzie (1877-1938)

Australian National Museum, Canberra, ACT, Australia Sir William Colin MacKenzie ~ 1877-1938: the surgeon, anatomist, philanthropist, orthopaedist From the Australian National Museum display: ” Colin MacKenzie was a Melbourne surgeon who studied marsupial anatomy in order to understand human anatomy. … Continue reading

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Ethicist: 18th century ‘giant’ should be buried – Yahoo! News

By JILL LAWLESS | AP – Thu, Dec 22, 2011 [ ~ copied for research purposes via WordPress’ “Press This” application. ~ ]   In this undated image provided by the Royal College of Surgeons, the skeleton, left, …   LONDON (AP) — … Continue reading

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Alien skull in Peru? Mystery of giant-headed mummy found in city of Andahuaylillas | Mail Online

Skull has soft spot, found in infants, yet also two large molars, found in older humans Three anthropologists agree: ‘It is not a human being’ By Paul Milligan Last updated at 7:59 PM on 24th November 2011 cross-posted via WordPress … Continue reading

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Gallery of Osteological Specimens

  Skeletal remains from Knowth/Newgrange, Ireland   Osteology and Archaeological Remains of Humans On these pages will be posted my research on Human bones and osteological analysis. Postings will grow from travels around the world.   Skeletal remains from Knowth/Newgrange, … Continue reading

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