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Walter E. Klippel

Professor of Anthropology, UTK

Biography

Walter Klippel conducts research with animal remains in historic and archaeological contexts. His interests include the identification and taphonomy of the vertebrate skeleton as well as morphological and size variability in domestic animal breeds. He is the curator of the large comparative zoological collection held by the Anthropology Department, which is used both in the identification of nonhuman remains found in forensic contexts and in ongoing taphonomic research.


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