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PETRA RAJIĆ ŠIKANJIĆ, PRIRUČNIK ZA ISKOPAVANJE, RUKOVANJE I ANALIZU LJUDSKIH SKELETNIH OSTATAKA IZ ARHEOLOŠKOGA KONTEKSTA, ZAGREB: MEDICINSKA NAKLADA, 2012, 74 pp.

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 289  In the 74 pages of this book, Priručnik za iskopa- vanje, rukovanje i analizu ljudskih skeletnih os- tataka iz arheološkoga konteksta (Manual for Excavation, Handling and Analysis of Human Skeletal Remains in the Archaeological Context), its author Petra Rajić Šikanjić, a research associate at the Anthropology Institute in Zagreb, describes the methods, rules and criteria which should be observed in dealing with human bone materials found during the course of archaeological research. In the text, she outlines the entire process applied to skeletal remains, from discovery in the field to laboratory analysis, and this is all accompanied by 71 illustrations, 7 tables, and 85 references to the relevant works consulted. The book is divided into three basic chapters: 1. Excavation of human skel- etal remains, 2. Basic osteology and odontology, 3. Analysis of human skeletal remains. A list of works consulted is appended to each chapter. The introduction (pp. 1-2) is followed by the chap- ter on “Excavation of human skeletal remains” (pp. 3-15), which covers the excavation and documenta- U knjizi naslovljenoj Priručnik za iskopavanje, ru- kovanje i analizu ljudskih skeletnih ostataka iz ar- heološkoga konteksta autorica Petra Rajić Šikanjić, znanstvena suradnica u Institutu za antropologiju u Zagrebu, na ukupno 74 stranice opisuje metode, pravila i kriterije kojih bi se trebalo držati u opho- đenju s ljudskim koštanim materijalom pronađenim tijekom arheoloških istraživanja. U tekstu se opisuje cjelokupan proces kroz koji prolaze skeletni ostaci od pronalaska na terenu do analize u laboratoriju, a sve je to popraćeno sa 71 ilustracijom, 7 tablica i 85 referencija korištene literature. Knjiga je podijeljena u tri osnovna poglavlja: 1. Iskopavanje ljudskih ske- letnih ostataka, 2. Osnove osteologije i odontologi- je, 3. Analiza ljudskih skeletnih ostataka. Svakomu poglavlju priložen je i popis korištene literature. Nakon uvodnoga dijela (str. 1–2) dolazi poglavlje

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