This is an ideal opportunity for undergraduates and graduates in archaeology and forensics, museum staff, local archaeologists from societies as well as anyone who wants to know more about osteology and what human remains can tell you and how to handle and curate them. It is a great way to gain hands-on experience of human remains in a museum environment and learn about the past from people who lived through it. Please see below for details. Thank you.

Dr David Klingle
University of Cambridge

Practical Human Osteology: An introduction

Date: 11th October 2014
Cost: £65 (lunch included)
Max number: 12
Venue:Education Room, Wardown Park Museum, Old Bedford Road, Luton, LU2 7HA
Time: 10am-4pm
Contact:Christian Messer,,  01582 546736
Tutor: Dr David Klingle

Outline: This course will provide expert hands-on tuition applying some of basic osteological skills, with group size limited to 12.

This will include ageing, sexing, basic bone identification and general analysis. This will be making use of the Museum extensive human remains and other archaeological material associated with the collections. Suitable for beginners or those wanting a basic osteological refresher.