Osteophytosis in the Vertebrae from Charnel House A22, Bab edh-Dhra'

Amber Lorraine Weekes, University of Pennsylvania

Abstract

This thesis analyzes the presence of marginal osteophytes in the vertebrae excavated from Charnel House A22, Bab edh-Dhra'. Archaeological and anatomical explanations are used to understand the distribution and localization of osteophytes in the vertebrae from this commingled collection.