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Local Archaeology

Some pictures and home movies of bronze age skeletons and artifacts that were excavated in the Science Area in the vicinity of the Biochemistry Department

A Child Skeleton:

Child Skeleton

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Picture by Fran Platt, ©Department of Biochemistry 2002

An Adult Skeleton:
Side view of adult skeleton Top view of adult skeleton
A side view of the adult skeleton.
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A top view of the adult skeleton.
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please click here.
Movies:

Some video footage was shot of the child's skull being removed from its c5000 year resting place:

Preparing Skull Lifting Skull
Preparing the ground around the skull
before lifting it. 28-second clip.
3.5Mb Quicktime
2.8Mb MPEG
Lifting the skull from its resting place.
54-second clip.
7 Mb Quicktime
5.4 Mb MPEG

Quicktime 3 or above is required for the Quicktime movie clips.
Original footage shot by Jeremy Rowntree, ©Department of Biochemistry 2002

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