Human remains

CIDOC documentation: E20 Biological Object

Human remains are used to record anthropological data based on single human bones. They are subunits of a Stratigraphic unit which itself is a subunit of Feature. Please note that information on the biological sex, gender, and age of an individual can be entered in the stratigraphic unit entry mask. For an archaeological workflow example see Archaeological data.

Form fields

Can be linked via tabs to

  • Source - when it is referenced there

  • Event - acquisition, modification, move or production

  • Artifact - here sub artifacts or human remains can be added

  • Reference

  • File

Super and subunits

In the OpenAtlas database Human remains can be subunits of a Stratigraphic unit. A Stratigraphic unit can consist of one or more Human remains (e.g. femur, humerus and first molar of the same individual, etc.) as well as finds (see Artifact).