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Book review: Mortal Wounds, The Human Skeleton as Evidence for Conflict in the Past

The author Martin Smith, is the Principal Academic in Forensic & Biological Anthropology in the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology and Forensic Science at Bournemouth University. Prior to becoming an academic he spent 10 years working as a registered nurse in surgery and accident and emergency departments. He is the author of a number of books and book chapters as well as numerous journal articles focusing primarily on the archaeology of human remains.

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Archaeologists chance upon crouched skeletons of prehistoric trio in Dorset grave | Culture24

Routine drain and sewage maintenance has led to the discovery of three Iron Age skeletons by maintenance workers working on an 18th century cottage. the bones have been dated to between 800 and 600 BC.

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