Laboratory of Human Osteology
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001
(505) 277-3535


Donor Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for considering the donation of your body to the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology's Laboratory of Human Osteology. We hope the following information will answer some of the questions you have regarding the process, including how to ensure that your legal paperwork for donation is complete, and how to inform your family and friends of your wishes to donate your body:

Of course, should you have any other questions, please call our laboratory at (505) 277-3535, Mondays - Fridays, 9am - 4pm M.S.T or email us at