Tag Archives: Bones

Osteology Everywhere: Downing Street Edition

I’m currently in the US, visiting friends for about a week after attending the American Anthropological Society meetings in Washington DC. It’s been a difficult return trip, as I now find myself beset by sunlight until exceedingly late in the evening … Continue reading

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Osteology Everywhere: Madison Edition

I’ve spent the past week visiting Madison, Wisconsin, eating vast amounts of cheese curds, quaffing pints of New Glarus and Capital beer, and generally having a pretty outstanding time. However, despite the fact that I’ve been treating this trip as a vacation, osteology has … Continue reading

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Osteology Cakes

I’m currently living in a part of the world where the sun rises at 9:00 am, and sets at 5:00 pm. Given that I’m at approximately 51˚N, this is not cause for apocalyptic alarm but instead reflects the brevity of winter … Continue reading

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Bone Quiz 15.2

  To make sure your minds are sharp and your osteological skills are honed for the week ahead, I’m generously starting you off with a bone quiz. However, since it’s only Monday, I’ll be gentle and start you off easy (I’m … Continue reading

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Birthday Bones

This past weekend I took a hike in the Sierras de Jaén to celebrate my birthday, figuring that a day spent outside in the fresh air would be gentler on my liver than my usual celebratory exploits. Gasping for breath after … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Osteology: Once Upon a Time #2

Intrepid. Swashbuckling. Fearless. All adjectives that describe my tenacious approach to dissertation data collection. Oh wait, no, I’m wrong again. These are all adjectives that describe the rapscallion Captain Hook and imperturbable Emma Swan on ABC’s fairy-tale soap opera Once Upon … Continue reading

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Bone Quiz 14

Everyone get your thinking caps out, à la this classic story arc… because this is a tough one. Last week I stumbled upon something particularly interesting in my dissertation data set. At first I didn’t realize what it was, since … Continue reading

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