Publication details for Prof Chris ScarreJay, Mandy & Scarre, Chris (2017). Tracking the dead in the Neolithic: the ‘Invisible Dead’ in Britain. In Engaging with the dead: exploring changing human beliefs about death, mortality and the human body. Bradbury, Jennie & Scarre, Chris Oxford: Oxbow Books. 13: 7-23.
- Publication type: Chapter in book
- ISSN/ISBN: 9781785706639
- DOI: 10.2307/j.ctt1vgw6s0.4
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The ‘Invisible Dead’ project was established to provide a database of burial information which would allow the exploration of diachronic changes in mortuary practices from the Neolithic until the end of the Roman period across two regions: Britain and the Levant (Bradburyet al.2016). The relational database template adopted by the project is based upon that designed for the Fragile Crescent Project (Lawrenceet al.2012). It aims particularly to allow quantitative analyses of the data through time and across space (e.g.minimum number of individuals (MNI) identified from skeletal remains). This offers a greater flexibility of analysis than...