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Facilities - Osteology Laboratory

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The Department of Human Evolution contains a purpose-built Osteology Laboratory designed for the study of both human and zooarchaeological remains. The laboratory is suitably equipped for the processing, conservation, and analyses of osteological materials, with facilities including: fume hood, osteometric equipment, microscope, 3-D digitiser, digital camera, ageing and sexing casts, graded sieves, sample preparation and conservations materials, and comparative specimens (both human and faunal).

Storage roomAdditionally, the department contains Osteology Stores that were also purpose-built. This large storage area has been fitted with compact rolling rack shelving, enabling the accommodation of large human, faunal, and archaeological collections.