WIB Chapter 8

Written In Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
By Sally M. Walker
Chapter Eight Vocabulary:
Essay Questions:
1. Gridding, mapping and usage of GPR are fundamentals for
archaeologists to initiate an excavation. Please explain why.
2. Time periods are marked in history by clothing and pollens. If someone
were to be buried today what fragments of information would be found?
3. On page 122 and the initial paragraph on page 123 describes diffuse
idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). Please dissect the acronym by
defining each word.
4. What type of Maryland civilian would harbor this condition?