Osteoarchaeology

The MOLA team work on some of the most intriguing and exciting assemblages in the country and in the last decade have assessed over 12000 inhumations, 250 cremations and huge quantities of faunal remains both in-house and for external clients.

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Coming up

June 27th-28th: Sex, Death and Madness

As part of the Buildings and the Body Symposium at the University of Southampton, Louise Fowler and Natasha Powers present '“Utopian and antipractical” living and dying and building the London Hospital'.

September 10th-14th: Interpreting mass burial in medieval London

Don Walker presents more from the mass burials at St Mary Spital at the EAA conference in Istanbul.

Recent publications

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Henderson M, Miles A, Walker D, with Connell B and Wroe-Brown R, 2013, ‘He being dead yet speaketh’: excavations at three post-medieval burial grounds in Tower Hamlets, east London, 2004–10, MOLA Monograph Series 64

Walker, D, 2012 Disease in London, 1st–19th centuries: an illustrated guide to diagnosis, MOLA monograph 56

Fowler L and Powers N, 2012 Doctors, dissection and resurrection men: excavations in the 19th-century burial ground of the London Hospital, 2006, MOLA Monograph 62

Connell B, A Gray Jones, R Redfern and D Walker, 2012 Spitalfields: a bioarchaeological study of health and disease from a medieval London cemetery: Archaeological excavations at Spitalfields Market 1991–2007, volume 3, MOLA Monograph 60

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Excavation of a mass grave at Spitalfields © N Powers

See MOLA osteologist Mike Henderson lay out a skeleton in record time!