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In the Osteology Lab

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Bioarchaeologist Tiffiny Tung examines mummies and skeletons from archaeological contexts from the Peruvian Andes. Students in her Anthropology 270: Human Osteology course learn to identify bones and reassemble skeletons. The course involves time in the Osteology lab in Garland, which also houses skeletons from a variety of animals. Here, she quizzes students to see what they recall from class. From left: junior Cristina Francois, Tung, and sophomore Sebastian Rogers, who made the documentary of last year's Peruvian study (see link to documentary on main story page).

From left: junior Matt Migneron, Tung, sophomore Kirsten Delay and senior Penny Dolan.

photo credit: Joe Howell

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