Having visited several museums to view human remains and the way it is displayed, I have become more and more fascinated by the science behind bone analysis ‘Osteology‘.

What has become apparent, and references to my own recent work for item 5 around remnants and hidden memory, is that human bones contain within them some of the story of life of the person. A lot can be discovered from careful examination of human remains, and not just height and sex. Often the cause of death, type of diet, population characteristics, personal idiosyncracies, dietary behaviour etc can all be discovered.

This built in memory / history is a perfect continuation of my exploration around death and memory.


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