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Archive for May, 2015

Posted by Carl Rhodes at 24 May 2015

Category: British History, General History



A five-year investigation into hundreds of bodies discovered at a former church graveyard in Edinburgh has revealed the look of medieval residents through forensic artwork.  The average height of the bodies – 5ft 1 for females, 5ft 5 for males – was noticeably shorter than the UK average at the time. The vast majority of them died before they reached their 30s, and a third were children, reflecting their susceptibility to disease and malnutrition.

Read the compete story here: www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art492359-eerie-reconstructions-show-faces-and-diets-of-medieval-men-and-women-in-edinburgh-graveyard

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