Ban Chiang and Non Nok Tha Skeletal Data
These data files contain the metric and non-metric results of the analysis performed by Michael Pietrusewsky and Michele T. Douglas of the large skeletal collection excavated in 1973-74 at Ban Chiang, northeast Thailand. This is one of the larger, most comprehensively analyzed skeletal series ever excavated in Southeast Asia. The skeletal material spans a period from 2100 B.C. to A.D. 200 and includes pre-metal, bronze age, and iron age deposits from a series of prehistoric societies. These data files and code sheets are downloadable.
Non Nok Tha, a cemetery site from the Upper Nam Phong Valley, was excavated in 1966 and 1968. Metric and non-metric analyses of the skeletons were performed by Pietrusewsky and Brooks and Brooks; a re-analysis of both skeletal series was undertaken by Dr. Michele Douglas. The data and recording forms are downloadable.