Various skeletal remains, Burgh Castle, Norfolk

Scope and Content

31 black and photographs of various skeletal remains excavated at Burgh Castle, Norfolk. Photographs by various.

1-16 . Burgh Castle (Inhumation 57). An image of osteoarthritis of hip joints. Overall description: Degenerative joint disease. Photography by Ministry of Works and Mary Kippen.

17-23. Burgh Castle (Inhumation 159). An image of a right distal femur with osteoarthritis. Overall description: Degenerative joint disease. Photograph by Ministry of Works.

24-26. Burgh Castle (Misc. Bag 350). An image of femur with bowing, severe deformation and evidence of infection. A healed pathological fracture at site of infection (Described as osteogenesis imperfecta). Overall classification: trauma (pathological) and developmental. Photograph by Hallam Ashley.

27-30. Burgh Castle (Misc. Bag J.T.) Distal Femur with osteoarthritis. Overall classification: degenerative joint disease. Photograph by Ministry of Works.

31. Inhumation 117. Anterior view: six ankylosed vertebrae with marginal osteophytes. Overall classification: Miscellaneous (skeletal)