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Unfortunately we can't help you identify bones, but there are other forums that offer this service.

There are also resources to be found if you are interested in identifying bones yourself. 

Just follow these links ->

"This site’s extensive and easy-to-use database will help you identify bones from many common species regardless of your academic training."

"Found a piece of bone, some teeth or a skull? Upload a photograph and our scientists will try and help you to identify what it is."

This website offers an introductory guide on how to identify bones.

Adventures in Archaeological Science Coloring Book 
Created by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Edited by Christina Warinner and Jessica Hendy, with special contributions by: Zandra Fagernäs, Jessica Hendy, Allison Mann, Åshild Vågane, Ke Wang, and Christina Warinner. (~10.3 MB)

Curious about what a whale skeleton looks like?

On this map you can see the assembled individual scans of each bone.

Here you can find a bank of images and resources in archaeozoology. There are mixed collections consisting of pictures of real bones and simplified illustrations. 

An online reference collection for anyone who is interested in identifying fish bones. 

Hosted by the University of Nottingham.

NABO offers scientists and interdisciplinary platform and helps promote North Atlantic scholars.

The International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting archaeozoological research of the highest scientific standards and fostering communication among the international community of archaeozoologist.

Visit the website of VIking Animals hosted by the Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavík. There you can find more links and gain more knowledge about the settlement of Iceland.

Listen to a podcast from the Archaeology Podcast Network, where experts Alex Fitzpatrick and Simona Falanga explain about the relationship between humans and animals on archaeology sites.

The Dirt offers a number of podcasts where experts discuss a variety of archaeological topics in episodes such as "Barkaeology" and "Moew and Then". 

Edited by Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,

The Agricultural University of Iceland. 

© Christina Joensen 2018

Last updated: 22.09.2019