Author Archives: JB

Survey on Publishing Decisions in Archaeology

After spending about a month back in the US I have finally returned to Cambridge. I’m hoping to spend the next two months (a) writing; (b) experiencing the extended daylight and gentle sunshine of an early English summer, and (c) … Continue reading

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Effective Conference Presentations and Networking

Note: Shocking as this was to discover, today marks the sixth birthday of the Bone Broke blog. My first post, “OsteoMenagerie I: The Navicular“, went up on May 2, 2013.  It is tempting to open this post with a snarky … Continue reading

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SAA 2019 – Albuquerque, NM

It is somehow already April, the month when I traditionally abandon the verdant beauty of the English spring: at a reasonable and relaxing hour: for a randomly-selected major US city, in order to attend the annual migration of archaeologists represented … Continue reading

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Bone Broke Year in Review 2018

2018? More like twenty-LATE-teen, at least when it came to blogging. I only published four posts this past year, in part is because I spent over three months away from Cambridge conducting bioarchaeological research. When thinking back over the preceding … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Ampoița

I have been absent from the blog for several months because I’ve been working with my friend and collaborator Colin Quinn to prepare our first season of excavation in Alba County, Romania as part of the ongoing Mortuary Archaeology of the Râmeț Bronze … Continue reading

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SAA 2018 – Washington D.C.

To the surprise of absolutely no one, I’ve just returned to Cambridge from a recent bout of travel, this time to Washington DC for the Society for American Archaeology meetings. This was an unusual conference for me. I’m slowly transitioning … Continue reading

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Stable Isotope Analysis of Human Remains from Los Millares Cemetery (Almería, Spain, C. 3200-2200 Cal BC): Regional Comparisons and Dietary Variability

Last week I put up a post about my paper on the bioarchaeology of Marroquíes, which had recently been published in MENGA: Journal of Andalusian Prehistory. I’m also co-author on a second paper in the volume, titled Stable Isotope Analysis of Human … Continue reading

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