This page provides links to the original Spoilheap website, with data for those interested in learning more about some aspects of archaeology.
- Archaeology Introduction
- List of archaeology papers by Sue Anderson
- Archaeology Links
Pottery and other ceramics
- What can we learn from broken pottery?
- Prehistoric and Roman pottery: a brief summary
- Medieval pottery
- Post-medieval pottery
- Other ceramics: building materials
- What is an archaeological artefact?
- What can we learn from finds?
- Archaeological materials
- Some common finds
- List of finds reports by Sue Anderson
- Paper: Wash 'n' Go: the field archaeologist's attitude to finds?
Human Skeletal Remains
- Why excavate human bones?
- What can we learn from studying them?
- The techniques of analysing bones
- MPhil Thesis by Sue Anderson (pdfs)
- Front matter
- Chapter 1 - Sites
- Chapter 2 - Present state
- Chapter 3.1 - Palaeodemography
- Chapter 3.2 - Palaeodemography
- Chapter 4 - Metrical analysis
- Chapter 5 - Non-metric traits
- Chapter 6 - Dental analysis
- Chapter 7 - Pathology note
- Chapter 8 - Archaeology
- Chapter 9 - Conclusions
- Human bone papers (pdfs)
- Human bone reports (pdfs)
- Spinal conditions
- Degenerative diseases
- Trauma - fractures
- Trauma - wounds
- Developmental/congenital conditions
- Deficiency diseases
- Burial practices by period
- Legal aspects, techniques and interpretation
- Legal aspects of burial archaeology
- Archaeological techniques
- Interpretation and Conclusions
- Burial Archaeology Gallery