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There are many complex challenges involved in the recovery/excavation, analysis, retention, and display of human remains, both in bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology. These challenges not only include the treatment of the dead, but also the opinions and feelings of the living. In the past, such considerations were not addressed until around the 1970s when professionals, particularly archaeologists, identified the need for a more structured approach to combat ethical concerns.

The rapidity of technological and cultural change in current times is forcing us to confront a myriad of moral dilemmas over issues as wide ranging as…ethics

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Squires, K., Errickson, D., Márquez-Grant, N. (2019). Introduction. In: Squires, K., Errickson, D., Márquez-Grant, N. (eds) Ethical Approaches to Human Remains. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32926-6_1

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