Close to the bone

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 22nd Nov 2016

Discover the stories bones reveal in this fascinating and truly unique evening workshop.

Carefully piece together the hidden histories of Londoners who dwelt in the ancient city at five different periods in time — using only the bones they left behind.

Guided by the seasoned hands of real-life forensic anthropologists, excavate and reconstruct five skeletal structures; learn how to determine their sex and age, and examine them for disease and trauma.

From a syphilitic Victorian 'lady of the night' to a Georgian gentlemen with more than a few medical conditions, work through the most remarkable puzzle you’ll ever complete: one that continues to tell stories in every fragment — even after it’s “finished.” Delivered by Forensic Outreach.

Cost: £28


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Museum of London,

150 London Wall, London, London, EC2Y 5HN

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