Forensics: Looking at bone diagenesis. Anthro science at its best. A re-evaluation of manner of death at Roman Herculaneum following the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius | Antiquity | Cambridge Core

Opposition to this new method claim that the victims had their brains turned into glass. Really? “A re-evaluation of manner of death at Roman Herculaneum following the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius” – Volume 94 Issue 373 – Rachelle Martyn, Oliver E. Craig, Sarah T.D. Ellingham, Meez Islam, Luciano Fattore, Alessandra Sperduti, Luca Bondioli, Tim Thompson
— Read on www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/reevaluation-of-manner-of-death-at-roman-herculaneum-following-the-ad-79-eruption-of-vesuvius/FD54E5B954D8E86B9B59001C0B0CC0BB/share/1ee0cb7b6c563a7d86569010067cab5356e02a2b

Here is a bit more on the typical conflict between investigators advancing measurement techniques and those folks who just want to defend the claim of “glass brains” in the Herculaneum remains.

https://www.sapiens.org/archaeology/herculaneum-vesuvius/

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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