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Body of a male adult in a flexed position, aged between 20-35 years.
Skull - Tufts of brown hair are present on the remains of the scalp. The mouth is closed; the teeth present are apparently healthy. There is a large, faint, square-shaped opacity within the skull.
Thorax and Abdomen - There is a fracture of the anterior end of the 9th right rib. Apart from this, no fractures or dislocations were seen. The intervertebral discs appear normal. No spinal arthritis. There is an opacity in the thorax. A crack/fracture is visible left of the sciatic notch and of the right ischial tuberosity.
Arms - No fractures seen. The fingers are flexed but several are missing. the left hand is detached at the wrist.
Legs - Transverse fracture, lower end of the shaft of the right femur. Lines of arrested growth occur at the lower ends of the tibiae.
Height: 22 centimetres
Length: 160 centimetres
Width: 91 centimetres
Depth: 42 centimetres
- Curator's comments
J.H. Taylor & D. Antoine, Ancient Lives New Discoveries, London 2014, pp. 22-38.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2014-15 22 May to 19 April, London, British Museum, 'Ancient Lives, New Discoveries'
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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