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Archaeological Survey of Nubia: Surviving Human Remains Database

The database contains information about the known surviving human remains from the first Archaeological Survey of Nubia. Only human remains that could be positively identified as belonging to the ASN have been included i.e. those that can be linked to a given cemetery or in most cases a cemetery and a grave. Descriptions of any known pathology or trauma suffered by the individual are recorded, along with a complete dental survey of all bodies with surviving teeth. Where possible the archaeological and historical context of a body has also been restored. Sadly, in some cases what was once a complete body is now represented only by a single bone.

Contributors: Dr Mervyn Harris (pathological reports), Dr Roger Forshaw (dental reports), Dr Ryan Metcalfe (photographs), Dr Jenefer Cockitt (archaeological reports).

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