Tuesday, August 02, 2011

So you want to be a Roman bioarchaeologist...

Along with hundreds of other people, I created a post for the Day of Archaeology, a collaborative online effort to document the vast range of things that archaeologists do in their jobs.  Mine's titled "So you want to be a Roman bioarchaeologist..." and starts off:

If you're anything like me, you've wanted to dig up the bones of dead Romans for as long as you can remember.  (Well, except for that brief period where I wanted to dig up dinosaurs and the even briefer one where I thought I might become a mathematician.)  But if you live in the southern U.S. like I do, you're certainly not discovering Roman skeletons in your garden all the time.  What does a Roman bioarchaeologist do every day?  Generally, teach, research, and talk to colleagues and the public about teaching and research.

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