I was going to write a review of the BABAO conference at Sheffield in September 2015. However, time seems to have slipped away. BABAO do now have five new committee members, and I’m looking forward to working with them.
I’ve been busy working away on a cremated bone project, and I was particularly impressed with the severe deformation of this radial bone caused by rapid high heat of the pyre on the cremating body.
Working with cremated bone on a regular basis, I get a very varied approach to the excavation of features. This has made me aware that there is a lack of practical advice out there (some guidance documents and recommendations, but nothing exact). As a result I’m compiling a short guide to excavating cremated bone, which details how to record and which tools to use.