Mature female vomer (nose bone)

Made:
1250-1500

Vomer (small thin bone from the nose), in 3 fragments. From skeleton showing effects of leprosy, from a medieval Danish leprosy cemetery, now in St. Jorgen's churchyard, reputedly c.1350, discovered 1930-1967

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
A635011/2/3
Materials:
bone and human remains
Measurements:
overall (each fragment approx): 20 mm x 40 mm x 2 mm,
type:
skeleton
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust