3D model of the skull of a female individual with evidence of healed traumatic injury, possibly resulting from a small, bladed weapon. Evidence of treponemal disease (e.g., syphilis), sinusitis, meningitis, and osteomyelitis are also present in the skeleton. The skeleton was not interred in a coffin, but was found in the cemetery at Skriðuklaustur monastery, which was excavated between 2002 and 2012. The individual retained one baby tooth and was around 20-40 years of age at death. From Skriðuklaustur, grave nr. 81.The physical object is stored at the National Museum of Iceland.
Part of the Skriðuklaustur Monastery 1550 reconstruction.
Digitisation by Open Virtual Worlds, a research team within the School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, in cooperation with the Gunnar Gunnarsson Institute at Skriðuklaustur and the National Museum of Iceland. 3D digitisation was done by Catherine Cassidy and Iain Oliver with archaeological assistance provided by Skúli Gunnarsson.
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