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(posted Tuesday October 27th)

">Vertebra from Driffield Terrace with decpitation cut

The York Archaeological Trust for Research and Excavation has now made the Driffield Terrace osteological report available on their website. Current research into bite marks on one of the Roman skeletons is investigating whether they were gladiators.

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Lecture: Towton Revisited: Research on the Towton Skeletons 1996 to 2012

Towton sword cut in upper jaw
Towton sword cut in upper jaw

This is a paper on the past 16 years of work on the human remains dating to the Battle of Towton 1461 excavated at Towton by Tim Sutherland.

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