True or False?

Welcome to our daily true or false questions about varying archaeological topics.

True or False: It is fairly easy to sex a skeleton.

 

Answer: False! Sexing ancient skeletons is tricky because barely ever do archaeologists discover fully preserved skeletons. One of the main ways to sex a skeleton is by observing the shape and width of the pelvis. With limited access to only the preserved parts of the skeleton, this can be quite difficult.

 

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