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The Bioarchaeology of the Columbian Harmony Cemetery Collection (51NE049), Washington, D.C.

Author(s): Dana D. Kollmann

Year: 2016

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The Bioarchaeology of the Columbian Harmony Cemetery Series (51NE049), Washington, D.C.

Archaeological investigations on a portion of the Columbian Harmony Cemetery in Washington, D.C. resulted in the identification of 231 grave features, many of which had been disturbed by a cemetery relocation project that took place in 1960. Information obtained from skeletal and dental analyses have provided information on 19th and early 20th century patterns of burial, postmortem treatment (i.e., embalming and autopsy) of human remains, and antemortem intervention to remedy medical and dental trauma and pathology. 


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The Bioarchaeology of the Columbian Harmony Cemetery Collection (51NE049), Washington, D.C.. Dana D. Kollmann. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 435078)


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Temporal Keywords
1850 - 1960


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 425

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America