Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains in archaeological contexts. In most cases, the human remains occur as bone remains found in burials (or in seconday burials such as jar burials), but also in some cases as mummies. Some of the most important archaeological human remains in Southeast Asia are the anatomically-modern Homo sapiens from Tam Pa Ling in Laos and the deep skull from the Niah Caves. This category also covers the remains of early hominids such as Homo floresiensis and Homo luzonensis.
To cite this page: Tan, Noel Hidalgo (2021, Updated 10 September 2022) Bioarchaeology. Southeast Asian Archaeology. Available at: https://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/bioarchaeology/
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There are a few books relevant to bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia. The list below is my personal recommendation based on what I have in my library or have read, and are easily available. These are affiliate links and I may receive a commission if you click on them and make a purchase. But also remember there are some local-language publications that are not available in the internet. For other sources of reliable academic information, you should also check out the books page for latest releases and the occassional free book, as well as the journals page for the latest scientific research.
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