Institutional Collection: William R. Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory

Collection Information

Institution Name: 
CollectionCode: 
WRAZL
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Institutional
Collection Description: 

The William R. Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory at Indiana University is a research laboratory affiliated with the Anthropology Department on the Bloomington campus.  Located in the lower level of the Student Building, the zooarchaeology lab is a 1,400 square foot facility that includes over 10,000 modern comparative faunal remains and also houses archaeological research projects from the North American Plains.  The lab is directed by Dr. Laura Scheiber, an Associate Professor in the Anthropology department. The lab manager is archaeology graduate student Ryan Kennedy.
Currently, the collection contains over 10,000 catalogue numbers, including 2,993 mammals, 3,634 birds, 1,884 fish, 1,390 reptiles, 229 amphibians, and an uncounted number of invertebrates.

Collection Content Type: 
Archaeological: Faunal Remains
Preservation Type: 
Sample Treatment: Fluid preserved
Sample Treatment: Skeletonized
Sample Treatment: Tanned
Storage Environment: Ambient controlled (indoors)
Storage Environment: Frozen (-20)
Storage Environment: Recorded (digital, paper, film, audio, etc.)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
(empty)
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/1daw-3qy2

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
Student Building Room 025
Mailing Address 2: 
Indiana University
Mailing Address 3: 
405 E. Kirkwood Ave
City/Town: 
Bloomington
State/Province: 
IN
Postal/Zip Code: 
47405
Country: 
USA

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 14 July 2015 - 3:00pm EDT
  • Updated: 14 July 2015 - 3:04pm EDT
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