Bones and Burials

How people treated their dead can tell us a lot about the past

This page contains news and information about the archaeology of bones in Southeast Asia, including human skeletal remains and animal bones, and also how these bones were found in burials. Burial contexts can vary through time: in burial jars, tombs and cemeteries, and also in war graves.

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