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Health and wellbeing in the ancient world
Health and wellbeing in the ancient world

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1.3 Bodies from Roman London

Watch the following video in which Dr Rebecca Redfern, from the Museum of London, talks about finding out about health from Roman bones, and how it is possible to identify illness and disability on skeletal remains from London.

In the video Rebecca Redfern discusses with Helen King the sorts of injuries which can be seen on their bones, ranging from fractures to dietary deficiencies. As you watch, think about the social factors that would affect people’s healing and thus their future mobility.

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Video 3 Bodies from Roman London
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