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The open pyre experiment: 'Pyre 3' after 10 minutes of burning. Note the position of the bones (S3H, S3R) in the center of the pyre.

The open pyre experiment: 'Pyre 3' after 10 minutes of burning. Note the position of the bones (S3H, S3R) in the center of the pyre.

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Burnt human remains are often discovered in archaeological funerary contexts. Burnt bones should be recorded and analyzed systematically despite their moderate preservation and intense heat-induced changes. A multidisciplinary approach, including archaeological and experimental data, can lead to fruitful interpretation emphasizing the complexity of...