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date: 20 January 2020

forensic archaeology 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Author(s):

Timothy Darvill

[De]An expanding branch of archaeological investigation in which the methods and approaches of archaeology are applied to legal problems and in connection with the work of courts of law. Most commonly this involves the reconstruction of a chronology and sequence of events from the deposits found within and around graves and burial sites for homicide cases and investigations into the violation of human rights.... ...

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