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Photograph of bone specimen, Necrosis and Exfoliation and Deposits of Spongy Callus after a Gunshot Fracture of the Left Femur, circa 1870. The damaged femur was removed from Private John Keith, who had been injured in 1862 at the second battle of Bull Run, and later died from his wound.

“Photograph of bone specimen, Necrosis and Exfoliation and Deposits of Spongy Callus after a Gunshot Fracture of the Left Femur, circa The damaged femur was removed from Private John.

Europen riveted mail coif, from a mass grave, battle of Visby, fought in July 1361 on the Swedish Baltic island of Gotland, between invading Danish troops and the local Gutnish forces. The Danish won a decisive victory. Due to the heat, the dead had to be disposed of quickly, and many were buried in their armour. The archaeological excavation of one of the mass graves, in the 1930s, revealed over 1000 skeletons.

Europen riveted mail coif, from a mass grave, battle of Visby, fought in July 1361 on the Swedish Baltic island of Gotland, between invading Danish troops and the local Gutnish forces. The Danish won a decisive victory. Due to the heat, the dead had to be disposed of quickly, and many were buried in their armour. The archaeological excavation of one of the mass graves, in the 1930s, revealed over 1000 skeletons.