Featured Osteology Projects

Metropole

Metropole

The project involved archaeological monitoring and coordinating with Native American monitors during ground disturbing activities.The site is located within the boundaries of a prehistoric Tongva tribal village. Cogstone facilitated recovery and reburial of remains discovered on-site. We managed negotiation with Most Likely Descendent (MLD) representatives regarding analysis permitted, processing of all materials. We facilitated communication between MLD, the client and local officials regarding reburial, arranged reburial ceremony attended by Gabrielino/Tongva elders, conducted historic and...

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Historic Los Angeles Cemetery

Historic Los Angeles Cemetery

Construction of the Los Angeles Metro Eastside Gold Line revealed unanticipated human remains that were ultimately determined to be burial grounds associated with a historic period cemetery formerly located within the project area. Constrained by no feasible construction alternatives to permit redesign of the proposed work, and construction contracts containing significant penalties for delays in the construction schedule, Cogstone developed a Treatment Plan that would not negatively impact scheduled construction. With the use of ground penetrating radar and high-frequency magnetic detection...

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