Tags : skeletal remains

The (Possible) Bones of ‘The Unsullied’

Earlier today, I was reading a report published on Nature.com about the pathology of an 18th century singer named Gaspare Pacchierotti. What made this article particularly compelling was that the singer was castrated, or castrato. As I carefully read through the analysis and results of Pacchierotti’s remains, it occurred to me that Daenerys Targaryen’s Unsullied would make […]Read More

But is it human, though?

I get news alerts every day all day about a variety of headlines pertaining to anthropology, science, culture and, specifically, skeletal remains. The other day, my friend was watching one of those ‘CSI’, ‘Bones’ types of shows and commented, “there can’t be this many cases that they’re solving! Where are they finding all those bones!?” […]Read More