The paleodemographic and paleopathological study of the pre-Columbian human remains from Cambridge Hill (Jamaica)

Duration: 2008 ‐  ongoing

Abstract: This project aims to study the human remains from Cambridge Hill cave housed at the Jamaica National Heritage Trust; their demography, cultural practices, such as cranial modification, and pathologies. The outputs will be presented in scientific meetings and published in peer reviewed journals. This study will contribute to our understanding of Caribbean populations.

Coordinator: Ana Luísa Santos (CIAS), Dorrick Gray and staff from the JNHT, Michelle Braham (Archaeological Society of Jamaica)

Participants: Ana Luísa Santos

Partner institutions: Calouste Gulbenkian, Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT), Archaeological Society of Jamaica

Financial support: Calouste Gulbenkian, Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT)